Internal response of a worker (2.4) to being exposed to external work load (2.10) depending on his/her individual characteristics (e.g. body size, age, capacities, abilities, skills, etc.).
- Note 1 to entry: In ISO 26800, “work strain” is called “internal load”.
- Note 2 to entry: Compare ISO 26800:2011, 2.6.
Source: ISO 6385:2016, Ergonomics principles in the design of work systems, Third Edition, September 2016. Global Standards