Presented by: Alisha Rechelle
Ergonomics makes it possible
• To operate video recorders.
• To have comfortable car seats.
• To help reduce injuries and disorders that
may occur on the job.
• Develop better equipment to fit the needs
of people and their neccessities.
• Ergonomics is defined as the scientific
application information concerning humans to
the designs of objects, systems and environment
for human use.
• Ergonomics is involved in everything that deals
with humans. Such as; work systems, leisure
time, sports, and health.
• The aim of ergonomics is to find convenient
ways for humans and technology to work
• Ergonomics focuses on the interactions
between technical products and human
beings in the work place.
Three Main Sciences
• Company-Borderview Rehabilitation and Living
Center. (Nursing Home)
• Problem- Lack of training among
employees for proper body mechanics.
Which resulted in several back injuries
• Solution-Department supervisors worked
with ergonomics team to change the work
environment and equipments. Employees
also participated in exercise programs to
• Company- Tyson Foods of Monett
• Problem- Reduce the recurrence of
musculoskeletal disorders. To also match
employees with the right job positions.
• Solution- The company developed an medical
program with an medical doctor on-sight.
• Musculoskeletal disorders and other injuries
decreased. Job placement also improved.
How does ergonomics improve our
classrooms and etc……
• Ergonomics help improve our students and
1. Having personality and career assessment
tests that help students find a directions
towards there future goals.
2. There is a on-campus health facility that helps
reduce illnesses among students.
3. Perhaps, we could increase the attention span
of students by producing more comfortable
seats in classrooms.
• Uni-Tilt- This equipment is tilts and
positions totes or boxes. Reduces back
• Small Bag/Pouch Filling and Sealing
• “U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety
and Health Administration.” U.S. Department of
Labor. U.S. Dept. of Labor. 01 Mar. 2006
• Whitfield, David, and Joe Langford. “The
Ergonomic Society.” The Ergonomic Society. 17
Aug. 2004. 01 Mar. 2006