Ergonomics: “Train the Trainer”. Daniel Cohen Greater Valley Safety Consulting. Definition. Webster: er·go·nom·ics (ûr'gə-nŏm ' ĭks): an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely.
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Let’s give it a try!
Try breathing with head down and hunched shoulders compared to head up in proper alignment. Which gives you better breathing capacity?
1. Attend training, learn the basic principles of ergonomics and apply them to your daily tasks.
2. Learn what you can do to decrease your chances of being hurt at work.
3. Immediately report any signs of discomfort to your supervisor.
4. Follow through with ergonomic recommendations.
COMMUNICATION!! to head up in proper alignment. Which gives you better breathing capacity?
Address employee concerns in a timely manner
Encourage functional and effective work environments
Learn and use adjustment features
Rotate job tasks
Promote positive employee, supervisor relations
Demonstrate self responsibility and healthy lifestyles
Perform a self evaluation and modify workstation, job or habitsSupervisor Responsibilities