Evaluation of mechanical risks in the labor activities of washing and lubricating vehicles



  • Anthony Geovanny Martínez-Neira Carrera de Ingeniería Industrial. Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Carlos Alberto Litardo-Velásquez Carrera de Ingeniería Industrial. Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador


health, lubricating vehicles, prevention, risks, safety


This research is based on occupational risk factors to Those to which workers are exposed in vehicle washers and lubricators, risk components that correspond to a current problem where working conditions and various risk factors related to work in this type of activity are identified. The same that can generate accidents or occupational diseases. Likewise, the need to take actions aimed at the prevention of this type of risk was seen, whose main objective was to identify, evaluate and propose a prevention plan, research that was carried out on two jobs, using the methodology of: Willian T Fine. Where we proceeded with the direct observation of the jobs, taking photographs and filming, which allowed the application of the method. The results showed high levels of risk in both activities, both washing and lubricating vehicles. This research instructs how primary actions can be carried out aimed at the prevention of occupational risks.


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Martínez-Neira, A. G., & Litardo-Velásquez, C. A. (2022). Evaluation of mechanical risks in the labor activities of washing and lubricating vehicles. International Research Journal of Engineering, IT & Scientific Research, 8(6), 306–315. https://doi.org/10.21744/irjeis.v8n6.2211



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