publication . Article . 2011

Ergonomic Analysis of Garment Industry using Posture Evaluation Index (PEI) in Virtual Environment

Erlinda Muslim; Boy Nurtjahyo; Romadhani Ardi;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2011 Journal: Makara Journal of Technology (issn: 2355-2786, eissn: 2356-4539, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Indonesia
Abstract
This research tried to study, in a virtual environment, the ergonomics of four divisions in garment industry: cutting division, sewing division, button division, and finishing division. Variables that influence the working conditions in each division are different; depend on the real situations that happened. The purpose is to assess the real working conditions based on ergonomics  study  using Posture Evaluation Index (PEI). PEI integrates  the scores of  low back analysis (LBA), ovako working  posture  (OWAS),  and  rapid  upper  limb assessment  (RULA).  Analysis  phase  was  done&nbsp...
Subjects
free text keywords: ergonomics, garment industry, posture evaluation index, virtual environment, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040
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