Help with ergonomics

Anyone can point me to some tables o maximum recommended force (effort) in day to day activities? Like pulling, pushing, lifting and so on.

Google not helping me today, guess I lack the vocabulary for a proper search.


Hi Ricardo- this might help, in case you have not checked them yet -


HI Ricardo,

Here’s an image I copied from Sander’s and McCormick’s book that is simple, but to the point:

Also, this chapter (Human Factors Design Standard) may be of use:

Ch14_Anthropometry_and_biomechanics 10-2009.pdf(1015.2 KB)


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Perfect! Owe you one.