Job strain index

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Job strain index

Job strain index

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
International
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web
Provider (Original)
Cornell University Ergonomics Web

Description

The Job Strain Index (JSI) method gives a quick and systematic assessment of the hand/wrist postural risks to a worker. The analysis can be conducted before and after an intervention to demonstrate that the intervention has worked to lower the risk of injury.

 

The Job Strain Index (JSI) method gives a quick and systematic assessment of the hand/wrist postural risks to a worker. The analysis can be conducted before and after an intervention to demonstrate that the intervention has worked to lower the risk of injury.

 

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English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
Upper limb disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Risk assessment
Target audience
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Year
1995