Ergonomics Manual handling Part 1: Lifting and carrying
|Publication Date:||15 May 2003|
|ICS Code (Ergonomics):||13.180|
This part of ISO 11228 specifies recommended limits for manual lifting and carrying while taking into account, respectively, the intensity, the frequency and the duration of the task. This part of ISO 11228 is designed to provide guidance on the assessment of several task variables, allowing the health risks for the working population to be evaluated.
This part of ISO 11228 applies to manual handling of objects with a mass of 3 kg or more.
This part of ISO 11228 applies to moderate walking speed, i.e. 0,5 m/s to 1,0 m/s on a horizontal level surface.
This part of ISO 11228 does not include holding of objects (without walking), pushing or pulling of objects, lifting with one hand, manual handling while seated, and lifting by two or more people. Holding, pushing and pulling of objects will be included in other parts of ISO 11228.
This part of ISO 11228 is based on an 8 h working day. It does not concern analysis of combined tasks in a shift during a day.