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IME final cheat sheets - Anthropometrics and Workplace...

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Anthropometrics and Workplace Design - Types of variability o Age o Sex o Racial and Ethnic Group o Occupational o Generational and Secular o Transient Diurnal - Statistics describing populations o Normal Distribution o Mean o Standard Deviation o Percentile - Anthropometric tables o 50% male – 68.7 inches, 50% female – 63.8 inches - Steps in design o Determine user population o Determine Relevant body dimension o Determine Percentage to be accommodated Design for extremes Design for adjustable range Design for average o Determine percentile value o Adjust data o Mock-up or simulation - Work station design principles o Clearance for largest user o Reach for smallest user o Requirements for maintenance people o Adjustability Requirements Adjusting the workplace Adjusting the worker position relative to the workplace Adjusting the workpiece Adjusting the tool o Visibility and line of sight o Component arrangement Frequency of use principle Importance Principle Sequence of use principle Consistency Principle Control-display compatibility principle of collocation Clutter-avoidance principle Functional grouping principle Link Analysis - Workplace design o Choice between Standing and Seated o Work Surface height o Work Surface depth o Work Surface inclination Work Station Design - Evaluation checklist o Job Task Identification o Movement within Workspace o Environment o Survey and Results o Workstation Principles o Ergonomic Issues - Job task identification o Non-Repetitious Tasks Open/close safe Turn on computer Unlock cupboards and drawers Display/Store magazines Set date stamp Set out office tools o Repetitious Tasks Answer phone Use computer Pass out keys Look up info Provide directions Distribute magazines Change TV channel Date-stamp ad-slips for posting - Movement within workspace o Leg room o Chair movement o Access to telephone o Access to maps o Access to hand-outs o Interaction with co-workers o Interaction with customers - Environment o Lighting Fixtures
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Glare Sunlight o Temperature o Noise o Olfactory - Workstation principles o Lighting The right lighting can reduce eyestrain, neck strain and headaches. Sunlight is the Best Light, but Make Sure It Doesn't Create Glare on Your Computer Screen o Proper equipment The proper desk will let you find the perfect working position It should be deep enough to support your arms when you work at the computer. o Monitor distance Conventional 18-24 inches away from your face. Current Ergonomics As far away as possible while still being able to read it clearly o Monitor height Conventional Top of screen should be about at eye height. (doesn’t always work for everyone) Current Ergonomics Eye height is the HIGHEST a monitor should be, not the best height. Adjust for individual comfort o Posture Conventional There is A CORRECT posture
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