The value of the ergonomics

Published on: 13/08/2020

The prevention of the musculoskeletal disorders is linked directly with a correct design of the work space and the position , the employment of quality tools and optimised work techniques, a suitable spaces maintenance and tools and a good work organisations .

The objective of a good design is to create activities that allow workers to carry out their work with high productivity and quality, develop their capacities and enjoy a high degree of well-being (UNE EN 614-2).

Did you know?

  • The cost of changing the equipment and installations to adapt them ergonomically is more than a thousand times higher than the cost in the design phase.
  • The costs associated to most ergonomic improvements are amortised before six months.
  • The selection of proper tools can do that musculoskeletal disorders are reduced almost in up to 100%.

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Ergonomic design of the position of work. The 10 principles.

Published on: 13/08/2020
  1. Know the product, tasks and means.
  2. Know the worker.
  3. Define the general working posture.
  4. Select the working height.
  5. Establish areas of manual scope.
  6. Determine the areas of vision.
  7. Facilitate neutral postures.
  8. Ease handling of loads.
  9. Reduce the effort.
  10. Lessen repetitive tasks.

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