Ergonomics By: Douglas Di Stasi
Table of Contents <ul><li>1...........................................................Definition </li></ul><ul><li>2.........
What is Ergonomics? <ul><li>Ergonomics is defined as the science related to man and his work, embodying the anatomic, phys...
The history of Ergonomics <ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the beginning of time we have been trying to make everything m...
Development <ul><li>Early Development </li></ul><ul><li>Early man used tools like sharpened stones to make tasks easier  <...
Ergonomics in the Workplace <ul><li>Workplaces are more aware of the effects of musculoskeletal damage such as tennis elbo...
Benefits of ergonomics (employee) <ul><li>Some benefits for the employee may include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An increase in...
Benefits of ergonomics (Employer) <ul><li>Some benefits for the employer may include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement in...
Median days away from work due to occupational injuries
Hope you Leaned Something THANK YOU
References <ul><li>http://www.ecofriendlymag.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-o-matic/cache/e8f8e_Ergonomic-Office-Personal-Works...
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  1. 1. Ergonomics By: Douglas Di Stasi
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>1...........................................................Definition </li></ul><ul><li>2........................................History of Ergonomics </li></ul><ul><li>3..................................................... Development </li></ul><ul><li>4.............................Ergonomics in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>5....................Benefits of Ergonomics (employee) </li></ul><ul><li>6....................Benefits of Ergonomics (employer) </li></ul><ul><li>7……………………………………………………………Graph </li></ul><ul><li>8…………………………….…………………………Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>9………………………………………………………References </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Ergonomics? <ul><li>Ergonomics is defined as the science related to man and his work, embodying the anatomic, physiologic, and mechanical principles affecting the efficient use of human energy. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The history of Ergonomics <ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the beginning of time we have been trying to make everything more efficient with less stress </li></ul><ul><li>In 1857, Wojciech Jastrzebowski created the word &quot;ergonomics&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The idea became popular around the industrial revolution </li></ul>
  5. 5. Development <ul><li>Early Development </li></ul><ul><li>Early man used tools like sharpened stones to make tasks easier </li></ul><ul><li>Work related injuries are dated back to the 16 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Later Development </li></ul><ul><li>During World War I, plane cockpits were so ergonomically inefficient, it was causing accidents. This had a huge push for ergonomic advancements into today. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ergonomics in the Workplace <ul><li>Workplaces are more aware of the effects of musculoskeletal damage such as tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome </li></ul><ul><li>Rising health care costs have prompted employers to design a better work environment </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits of ergonomics (employee) <ul><li>Some benefits for the employee may include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An increase in comfort and job satisfaction. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decrease in physical stress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can save time leaving more hours to do other work. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Benefits of ergonomics (Employer) <ul><li>Some benefits for the employer may include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement in morale at the work place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvement in productivity </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Median days away from work due to occupational injuries
  10. 10. Hope you Leaned Something THANK YOU
  11. 11. References <ul><li>http://www.ecofriendlymag.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-o-matic/cache/e8f8e_Ergonomic-Office-Personal-Workspace.jpg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 April 14 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 April 11 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.submityourarticle.com/articles/Tomer-Harel-2757/ergonomic-computer-keyboards-74753.php </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 April 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.stampspoland.nl/series/people/1979/2496.html </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 April 9 </li></ul></ul>
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