Adrian ISPĂŞOIU, Roland Iosif MORARU, Gabriel Bujor BĂBUŢ, Mihai POPESCU-STELEA


The main objective the research is to analyze potential of Artificial Intelligence in order to understand how it can be integrated to improve ergonomic performance and related safety outcomes. Musculoskeletal disorders are the among the most common and expensive health problems related to occupational environments. In work processes, human operators are continuously submitted to physical, environmental, psychological, and psychosocial stress factors that can affect – amongst others – the musculoskeletal system. The effective identification of major factors that can affect the workers’ health requires knowledge from several fields, such as anatomy, physics, mathematics, anthropometry, psychology, sociology, etc. On the other hand, Artificial Intelligence has grown significantly in recent years and has penetrated all fields of activity, including the field of industrial ergonomics. The human - "smart" work equipment interaction is becoming more and more a current activity and this interaction must take place in complete safety and health state. The paper aims to investigate how ergonomic performance can be significantly improved by using Artificial Intelligence. The results obtained will be integrated into operational prevention systems that will be developed in the near future. 

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