Publications

Press releases and handouts

Scientific papers

Awkward bending, lifting heavy items, working overhead: Such movements may cause permanent health problems. As a preventive measure, researchers of IPH and IFA developed an ergonomics assessment tool for assembly workplaces: 3D cameras capture unhealthy movements automatically.

3D camera system, ergonomics assessment, assembly

Work-related illnesses and their results may pose a threat to businesses' productivity. This may as well affect businesses' competitiveness for the worse. A workplace designed by methods of ergonomic workplace-design may counter some of the caused issues. But companies often lack knowledge or fear required financial resources to restructure workplaces. With this article technical requirements to an automated ergonomics assesment system are described.

ergonomics, evaluation, optimization, workplace design

Contact persons

Sebastian Brede
M.Sc.

IPH - Institut für Integrierte Produktion Hannover gGmbH

Julius Gohlke
M.Sc.

IFA – Institut für Fabrikanlagen und Logistik