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The ergonomics in manufacturing

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Ergonomics is defined as the study of work. It basically deals with the relationship between the worker and the work environment.

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The ergonomics in manufacturing

  1. 1. The Ergonomics in MANUFACTURING
  2. 2. Ergonomics is an important factor in the manufacturing environment today.
  3. 3. Ergonomics is defined as the study of work. It basically deals with the relationship between the worker and the work environment.
  4. 4. Good ergonomics program can markedly reduce the incidence of cumulative trauma problems.
  5. 5. These types of injuries are extremely problematic due to the difficulty of detection and the high cost of treatment.
  6. 6. Components of an ergonomics program: • Management commitment and employee involvement • Analysis of job • Prevention and control of risks • Training and education • Evaluation
  7. 7. Four process areas to be evaluated: • Workstation • Equipment • Task • Environment
  8. 8. Risk factors for cumulative trauma in manufacturing: • Position / posture • Repeat / frequency • Power / effort • Weight / Load • Load motionless / support
  9. 9. • Duration • Tools • Environment • Reviewed
  10. 10. An effective ergonomics program that employees can engage in the full program of safety and health. The worker usually know what works when it hurts. If the job is evaluated, often find temporary changes made by the worker.
  11. 11. Make these changes permanent and temporary employees will see their desire to make the work environment in a safe and efficient manner.

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