Aw101 : occupational safety and health 01
LECTURER’S NAME : PN.SALINAH BINTI SALLEH
PN.MARJEEHA BINTI OTHMAN
STUDENT’S NAME : SUGUNA A/P RADHAKRISHNAN (10DAT11F2033)
SOBANA A/P PACHEAPAN (10DAT11F2037)
NORMASTURA BT AHMAD (10DAT11F2039)
SITI NABILAH BT ABDULLAH (10DAT11F2042)
NOR HAZWANI FASIHAH BT MOHD NAZRI (10DAT11F2046)
NUR SYUHADA BT RUSLAN (10DAT11F2048)
NORHADI BIN ALI (10DAT11F2051)
: DAT 2A (GROUP 04)
CHAPTER 06 : HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, RISK
ASSESSMENT AND RISK CONTROL
WHAT IS ERGONOMIC HAZARD?
refer to workplace conditions that pose the risk of injury to the
musculoskeletal system of the worker.
include repetitive and forceful movements, vibration,
temperature extremes, and awkward postures that arise from
improper work methods and improperly designed
workstations, tools, and equipment.
THE IMPORTANT TRIAD OF ERGONOMIC
THE VALUE OF ERGONOMICS
The value of ergonomics is easily understood by anyone
who has tried to do a job using the wrong tools.
knowledge of ergonomics is of great value in preventing
ill-health and injury from work, as well as in rehabilitating
(e.g. someone with back pain)
EXAMPLES OF ERGONOMIC HAZARD
o Lack of lighting
o Using not suitable equipment such as computer, desks
o Body postures that are not compatible
o Repeat the same movement
o Lifting the burden