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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 Ergonomic modification of handle of hand saw used by the Indian carpenters (unpublished) Furniture Manufacturing               with increase in productivity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.