Workplace Design

Information about our research topic 2, Workplace Design

The demographic change and the high number of work-related musculoskeletal conditions make an analysis of workplaces in production systems regarding the physical and psychological strain on employees more and more important.

Our research group works on numerous industrial projects for the evaluation and planning of workplaces. In the process, work systems in production, logistics and services are systematically analysed and ergonomically designed. Screening methods, measuring methods such as motion capture or electromyography as well as force measurements are used for this purpose. Additionally, the simulation and computer-aided planning of manual or semi-automated workstations is playing an increasingly important role.

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reference projects

Ergonomics in Intralogistic

The aim of this research project is therefore the integration of ergonomic aspects into planning concepts for commissioning in order to reduce the physical load while maintaining the efficiency and quality of commissioning

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Ergonomic Assistance in baggage handling

The aim of the project was to provide ergonomic support and advice to the project partner on ergonomic issues relating to the introduction of lifting aids.

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