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Mailcom 2011 Dc Power Point Presentation Template Landscape [Autosaved]


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Ergonomics in the Workplace

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Mailcom 2011 Dc Power Point Presentation Template Landscape [Autosaved]

  1. 1. Course #: MS265 Title: Creating a 21 st Century Ergonomic Mail Center Scheduled For: Tuesday, Round 6, 4:30-5:30 pm Presented By: Kathy Lundy , CMDSM MAILCOM Conference
  2. 2. Ergonomics <ul><li>Definitions – Webster/Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting needs </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Ergonomics </li></ul><ul><li>Applying Ergonomics </li></ul><ul><li>Ergonomic Categories </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>Webster </li></ul><ul><li>Concern – </li></ul><ul><li>Designing and arranging Things </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Environment to fit the user </li></ul>
  4. 4. Meeting Needs <ul><li>Individual needs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be Creative </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People are an essential component of your Business </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Meeting Needs <ul><li>Ergonomics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduces risk of injury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees work more efficiently </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask for input </li></ul><ul><li>Be Proactive </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits of Ergonomics <ul><li>Increased Productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Increased work quality </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced Absenteeism </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced Turnover </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Moral </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits of Ergonomics <ul><li>Sources of injury </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer work </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Material Handling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General Office </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost to Employers </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over $12 Million per Year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>70,000 lost work days per year </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Applying Ergonomics <ul><li>Analyze Work </li></ul><ul><li>True Nature of Injury </li></ul><ul><li>Resolve </li></ul>
  9. 9. Applying Ergonomics <ul><li>Employee </li></ul><ul><li>Workstation </li></ul>
  10. 10. Ergonomic Categories <ul><li>Ergonomics in the Work Place Breaks down to Four Basic Categories </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ergonomic Categories <ul><li>Ergonomics of the organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staffing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedules </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Ergonomic Categories <ul><li>Ergonomics of the Office Environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Noise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Temperature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Furniture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design of the Room or space </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Ergonomic Categories <ul><li>Ergonomics of the individual Workstation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Furniture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chairs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Ergonomic Categories <ul><li>The Essential Component is the Ergonomics of the Individual Worker </li></ul>Bilaterally symmetric operating areas of the stationary human body
  15. 15. <ul><li>? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy Lundy, CMDSM </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President of Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Charnstrom Company </li></ul><ul><li>Shakopee MM </li></ul><ul><li>800-328-2962 </li></ul>