Guidance on the application of the essential health and safety requirements on ergonomics
The guidance is complementary to the Guide to application of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. The issues are outlined and explained briefly, the relevant standards and illustrated examples are given. Issued in 2010 on 28 pages.
The family of harmonised standards developed by CEN TC 122 – Ergonomics to support the Machinery Directive’s application.
Relationship between the ergonomic factors mentioned in section 1.16 of Annex I and the family of standards developed by CEN TC 122 – Ergonomics.
Guidance sheets on each of the ergonomic factors mentioned in section 1.1.6 of Annex I and their possible negative consequences:
- Operators variability
- Space of movements
- Work rate
- Human/Machine interface
- Physical stress
- Psychological stress