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Table 1 Summary of six studies done in five different sectors

From: Design and Evaluation of Ergonomic Interventions for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in India

Authors and sectors

Before intervention

After intervention

MSD

Physiological parameters

Implication of intervention

MSD

Physiological parameters

Evaluation of intervention

HR

PHR

EE

TCCW

PCW

REP

HR

PHR

EE

TCCW

PCW

REP

 

Gangopadhyay et.al[4] Sand Core Making

      

      

with increase in productivity

Ghosh and Gangopadhyay [5] Jewellary

     

     

Gangopadhyay and Chaudhury. Ergonomic modification of handle of hand saw used by the Indian carpenters (unpublished) Furniture Manufacturing

      

      

with increase in productivity

Bhattacharyya and Chakrabarti, [6] Agriculture

Kishtwaria and Rana, [7] Agriculture

Chaturvedi et.al[8] Agriculture

      

      

  1. HR: Heart Rate; PHR: Peak Heart Rate; EE: Energy Expenditure; TCCW: Total Cost of Cardiac Work; PCW: Physiological Cost of Work; REP: Rating scale of Perceived Exertion.