“Gas” is a general term known by the general public. In fact, gaseous fuel for individual and commercial use in Taiwan is divided into liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. 60% of global gaseous usage as fuel use liquefied petroleum gas individually, commercially, and industrially. Liquefied petroleum gas isn’t limited by location and other factors, easy use, and easy to deliver. It is the most commonly used in Taiwan.
The study was to understand the handling gas barrel process in the work site first, then to come to a consensus to develop an ergonomic knowledge with managers. Information about occupational injuries was collected to plan out an ergonomic analysis for the company. Handling gas barrel process was observed during the preliminary stage. Improvement strategies were based on project controls, administrative management, personal safety equipment, health management, ergonomic performance re-evaluation and training. Injuries of body parts were analyzed to decrease the chances of injury.