November 24, 2013
- This training powerpoint was created by Outreach Resources Workgroup (OTIEC). It is designed to cover the basics of ergonomics with an emphasis on practical applications, such as stretches and exercises. Ergonomics are defined, and signs, symptoms and examples of Musculo-Skeletal Disorders are provided. The way to approach ergonomics through Administrative, Engineering and Work Practice Controls is specified, and correct and incorrect viewing/sitting angles are both described and shown.
The Twelve Principles of Ergonomics by DM
- This training powerpoint was presented by Dan MacLeod. It discusses the twelve principles of ergonomics. The presentation is very basic and would be understood by all of the classroom viewers. The definition of ergonomics and its related injuries are given overview-type coverage.
Guide to Adjusting your Workstation by University of Michigan
Ergonomics by Pennslyvania DOL
Ergonomic Workstation by Charles Darwin University
Office Ergonomics by Velocity EHS
Office Ergonomics by Franklin & Marshall College
- This training powerpoint was created by Franklin & Marshall College. It discusses the definition of ergonomics , the good ergonomic condition, the two ergonomic factors and its categories. The four acknowledged occupational risk factors are listed and described, and there is an illustrated slide that shows the proper and improper way to sit at one’s desk. Typical awkward work positions are discussed and illustrated, and information is given regarding what to do in the event of a work-related injury.
Just about every job out there requires repetitive physical motion. Whether it be in the office, on a construction site, or in manufacturing, most jobs require that one muscle group receives more exertion than the rest. Because of this, a worker can develop MCD or Musculoskeletal Disorder, or other harmful, long-term effects from their jobs. As simple fix to this is knowing the in’s and out’s of ergonomics, which aims to prevent damage to worker’s bodies cause by repetitive movement.
These ergonomic training PowerPoints can help educate and inform your team about ergonomics and it’s importance in the workplace.
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