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Lecture 1 Industrial Ergonomics (ENGR 3460U) Industrial Ergonomics structor: Dr Ahmad Barari Instructor: Dr. Ahmad Barari Winter 2010 Winter 2010- ENGR 3460U 1
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Industrial Ergonomics PURPOSE of course: Work design - to improve worker health & safety - to improve performance and productivity Winter 2010- ENGR 3460U 2
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Objectives •Design job/workplace to fit the human •Measure the job with a time study •Motivate workers to be efficient and safe •Understand professional and ethical responsibility nderstand the impact of engineering solutions in a •Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context Winter 2010- ENGR 3460U 3
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Methods, Standards and Work Design •Worker health and safety are just as important as productivity. •Methods engineering simplifies work. ork design fits work to the operator •Work design fits work to the operator. •Time study measures work and sets standards. Winter 2010- ENGR
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2010 for the course ENGR 3360 taught by Professor Ahmadbarari during the Fall '10 term at UOIT.

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