Title

Factores de fatiga en operadores de maquinaria semiautomatizada en Mexico

Document Type

Article

Abstract

In thi study the Swedish Occupational Fatigue INventory-Spanish version (SOFI-S) was applied in order to identify the symptoms of fatigue between Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) operators in Mexico. A total of 121 Computerized Nmeric Control (CNC) lathe operators were surveyed in a manufacturer of Constant Velocity (CV) joints located in Celaya, GUanajuato in central Mexico. Typical tasks performed by operators incluaded loading, unloading and machine programming. Results show that the dimension "lack of energy" obtained the highest score, while "lack of motivation" obtained the lowes scor eof fatigue.