Learning to use the ART tool
This section will help teach you how to use the ART tool.
For more background information on upper limb disorders download the HSE guidance; "Upper limb disorders in the workplace" (HSG60).
It is suggested that you print off a copy of the ART tool to refer to.
HSL runs various training activities throughout the year, including courses on upper limb disorders and the ART tool.
Before starting the assessment, it is important to consider several things.
When observing a repetitive task, it helps to break the task down and look at its task elements.
Making an assessment
This section describes how to collect the information needed to make an assessment.
Follow this step by step walkthrough showing how ART is used to assess a repetitive gingerbread packing task.