REBA Grid

The REBA grid is a more global evolution than the RULA grid. Conceived by the same authors, it will allow to take into account the posture of the whole body. Introduction The REBA grid, “Rapid Entire Body Assessment”, is an evolution of the RULA grid. The...

Snook tables

The Snook tables provide a value of the proportion of the population being able to perform some manual task. Introduction The Snook tables are due to the work of Drs. Snook and Ciriello at the Liberty Manual Research Institute. They provide a value of the proportion...

NIOSH Equation

The NIOSH equation is the most common tool for analyzing load uplift problems and preventing back problems. Introduction Vertical manipulations are defined precisely according to the NIOSH1 (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) equation. After a...

The RULA grid

The RULA grid is a method of evaluating work postures. It highlights the risk of postures related to the observed work cycle and to issue a “rating” on this risk. Introduction The RULA grid, Rapid Upper Limb Assessment, was created in 1993 by McAtamney and...

ART

The ART tool allows you to evaluate the risks of the upper body (hand and arm) linked to very repetitive tasks. Introduction The tool ART, assessment ofrepetitivetasks, is a tool published by the English HSE Association. It helps to prioritize the risks associated...

MAC

The MAC tool is a tool for evaluating the risk of injuries associated with multiple lifting, transport or Handling operations. Introduction The MAC tool, Manual handling Assessment charts, has been developed to identify the risks associated with object Handling...