PowerPoint Presentation - Ergonomics by 5GJSHr

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									Introduction to Ergonomics




         ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
What is Ergonomics?

• It is the study of work

• It is a way to make jobs/tasks
  fit the employees better

• It is a way to make work easier




            ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
Fitting the job to the worker




          ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
Fitting the job to the worker



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              ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
Making jobs easier




     ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
Making jobs easier




     ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
Factors that make jobs
     more difficult




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                ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
Factors that make jobs
     more difficult




       ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
 How does ergonomics
     affect you?
• It can help you do work safely

• It can make you more comfortable

• It can prevent injuries




              ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION
What can you do to help?

 • Be aware of what is happening
   in your work area

 • Go to your supervisor with
   questions or concerns

 • Report any symptoms to
   supervisor or safety people

 • Be a team player

            ERGONOMICS :: WORKER TRAINING :: INTRODUCTION

								
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