Simona ŠINKO, Anca DRAGHICI, Maria Elena BOATCA, Goran ĐUKIĆ, Brigita GAJŠEK


It is not enough that companies invest in development and focus on profit only. Social sustainability is also becoming increasingly important. This article concretizes the ergonomics concept through the Sustainability Index indicators proposed in the previous study. The ergoIA software was used in a toolmaking company to study how ergonomics assessment results can be used indirectly to determine the value of indicators in the Sustainability Index used. The research finds that direct use of the OWAS and REBA ergonomics assessment methods results is not possible, but it offers the view in the part of the Sustainability Index. Ergonomics assessments affect some social indicators, especially health and safety, economic indicators such as operational labor costs and environmental indicators. The study can encourage companies to become aware that job ergonomics affects companies' indicators.

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