Decision support system for designing and assigning ergonomic workplaces to workers with disabilities
Practitioner summary: The purpose of our research was to develop a decision support system that would aid companies to identify a suitable workplace for workers with disabilities with needed requirements in an integrated work environment to ensure high safety, productivity and satisfaction with lower costs.
Abbreviations: OSHA: occupational safety and health act; UN Convention: The United Nations Convention; EU Directive 89/654/EEC: European Union directive concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for the workplace; ICF: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health; ICD: The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems; RULA: rapid upper limb assessment; OWAS: ovaco working analysing system
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Productions and Operations Management, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia; 2: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Intelligent CAD Systems, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
Publication date: February 1, 2020