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ERGONOMIC  Safety and health   An Introduction Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO
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Ergonomics is a multidisciplinary science which integrates the worker in the work environment by designing workplaces ,jobs and tools ergonomically in order top reserve worker’s health, safety, satisfaction and well-being thereby increase productivity What is ergonomics? Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO
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Why Ergonomics important? Employees are a company's greatest investment, when they can't do their job because of strain, sprain or MSDs, everyone is affected Ergonomics works best when built into on-going activities already established within the organization, such as safety committees, maintenance, purchasing and quality Ergonomics does not require 'extra' time but is a value-added, way of doing business Ergonomic solutions are not expensive, but tend to be 'low tech' and cost effective. Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO
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Decrease insurance premiums Decrease accidents Decrease absenteeism Decrease turnover rate Increase worker morale Increase worker job satisfaction Increase quantity and quality of work “productivity” Increase company social responsibility Better total health of all workers Enhanced company reputation in the community BENEFITS OF ERGONOMIC Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO
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Effects of poor ergonomics Human error Fatigue Accidents MSD’s Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO
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OFFICE SAFETY Computer workstation
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Computer work station Copyright @ 2008 by ERGO
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