Analysis of working posture of forest trail construction

숲길 조성공사 작업자의 작업자세 분석에 관한 연구

  • Lee, Myeong-Kyo (Graduate School, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Park, Bum-Jin (Department of Environment and Forest Resources, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Lee, Joon-Woo (Department of Environment and Forest Resources, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Choi, Sung-Min (Graduate School, Chungnam National University)
  • Received : 2015.03.18
  • Accepted : 2015.06.10
  • Published : 2015.06.30


In forest work, working conditions are very hard to improve. The good posture is believed to bring about direct improvements such as accident prevention. Therefore, this research carried on analysis of working posture in forest work (construct in stepping-stone) using OWAS analysis system. According to the analytical results provided by OWAS, the ratio of category III (Work posture has a distinctly harmful effect on the musculoskeletal system) has shawn that worker 2 was 32.2%, worker 1 was 25.2% and worker 3 was 15.5%. Furthermore, the ratio of category IV (Work posture with an extremely harmful effect on the musculoskeletal system) has shown that worker 2 was 9.8%, worker 3 was 1.4% and worker 1 was 1.2%. According to the OWAS method, percentage of OWAS action categories III and IV in the worker 2 was higher than another workers.



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