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ERGONOMIC SOLUTIONS . Designing The Workplace To Best Protect The Health And Safety Of Employees . SOME ERGONOMIC HAZARDS. Repetitive Motion, Static Pressure, Poor Posture, Force, Stress, Unstable Position, Awkward Position, Lifting, Twisting, Lighting, Vibrations. SOME ERGONOMIC HAZARDS.

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ergonomic solutions

ERGONOMIC SOLUTIONS

Designing The Workplace To Best Protect The Health And Safety Of Employees

some ergonomic hazards
SOME ERGONOMIC HAZARDS
  • Repetitive Motion, Static Pressure, Poor Posture, Force, Stress, Unstable Position, Awkward Position, Lifting, Twisting, Lighting, Vibrations
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SOME ERGONOMIC HAZARDS
  • Pressure, Joint Or Muscle Deviation, Carrying, Air Quality, Uncomfortable Temperatures, Unstable Positions, Chemicals, Sharp Objects, Extended Exertion Time, Etc.
ergonomic aids
ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Adjust Chair To Fit The User
  • Adjust Height And Position Of Keyboard
  • Adjust Desk Or Table To Fit Employee
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Use Footrest For Dangling Feet
  • Use Footrail Or Footstool For Standing Workers
  • Adjust Tilt and Curvature Of Keyboard To Match Natural Hand Position
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Adjust Height Of Work Surface For Standing Workers
  • Place Most Used Task Materials Within Nearest Reach Zone
  • Prioritize Materials According To Reach Zones
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Improve Housekeeping, Eliminate Clutter
  • Organize Storage Areas To Minimize Hazardous Lifting
  • Avoid Leaving Items On Work Area Floor, Not Even Temporarily
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Minimize Static Lifting, Especially Upward
  • Organize Work And Work Area To Avoid Awkward Postures
  • Request Help With Heavy, Bulky, Or Awkward Lifting Tasks
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Remove Obstructions To Passageways And Storage Access
  • Provide Regular Equipment Checks And Maintenance. Repair Or Replace As Needed
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Assure Work Processes Are The Least Strenuous And Stressful
  • Assure The Most Natural Body Positions Are Being Used
  • Take And Properly Use Rest Breaks
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Dilute Exposure To Strenuous And Stressful Tasks. The Greater The Exposure, The Greater The Dilution
  • Do Not Rest Wrists On Sharp Or Hard Edges
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Place Mouse Within Easy Reach With No Hindrances To Use
  • Blow Dust From Mouse Ball Cavity Wash Ball With Mild Soap And Water
  • Top Of VDT Should Be No Higher Than Eye Level
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Use “Soft-Touch” When Keyboarding
  • Locate VDT To Minimize Glare
  • Use Screen Hoods Or Glare Guards To Minimize Glare
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Keep VDT Screen Clean And Free From Dust
  • Reduce Excessive Light, Especially For Computer Work
  • Do Not Cradle The Phone On The Shoulder
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Organize Work And Area To Minimize Bending And Squatting
  • Plan Work To Break Up Extended Periods Of Repetitive Motion Tasks
  • Limit Excessive Exposure Duration To Vibrations
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Minimize Work And Use PPE In Extreme Temperatures
  • Report Hazards And Hazardous Situations To Your Supervisor
  • Eliminate ALL Fall Hazards (Slips & Trips)
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ERGONOMIC AIDS
  • Take Health And Safety Seriously, On The Job And Away
  • Know Safe Processes And Procedures
  • Be A Health And Safety Role Model For Others To Follow