The ergonomic development and creation of selected tools for floor tiling work

Project No. BGBA #020

Status:

completed 12/1996

Aims:

Inadequate tools cause avoidable excess of physical strain and the loss of working hours. Goal: development and creation of selected tools and working aids for floor tilers, in particular in order to reduce the strain on knee joints and the spine.

Activities/Methods:

Market research, comparison of estimates with results, elaboration of ergonomic improvements in standard tools, development of new tool concepts.

Last Update:

19-Jul-2000

Project

Financed by:
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Bau-Berufsgenossenschaften
Research institution(s):
  • Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft
  • Technische Universität Darmstadt
Branche(s):

construction industry

Type of hazard:

design of work and technology

Catchwords:

Ergonomie, Arbeitsmittel

Description, key words:

Ergonomic development and creation of selected tools for floor tiling work