This publication from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (United States Department of Labor) provides recommendations for shipyards to help increase employer and worker awareness of ergonomics-related risk factors, alleviate muscle fatigue, increase productivity, and reduce the number and severity of work-related MSDs. Specific tasks include melting, mold preparation, casting, shakeout and core knockout, and cleaning and cut off. (52 pages pdf)
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