Lueder, R (1996) A Proposed RULA for Computer Users. Proceedings of the Ergonomics Summer Workshop, UC Berkeley Center for Occupational & Environmental Health Continuing Education Program, San Francisco, August 8-9, 1996.
Maximum Lower Arm Score = 3 points.
For asymmetrical postures, ratings are conducted for each side independently.
- 1 if lower arms = approximately parallel.
+ 1 if arms crossed mid-line OR extends out to the side.
Exception: Seated configuration with low key low keyboard AND keyboard tilts back (negative slope) => - 1 point.