Tag Archives: ergonomic

If only we could see Coronavirus

Half the trouble with germs is that we can’t see them. Imagine if coronavirus was bright purple and you could see everywhere it sprayed. Think how much simpler it would be for us to avoid it! Like the dye tablets that we were forced to chew on dental hygiene days...
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Design, so they don’t reach for it!

If you’re familiar with ergonomics design guidelines, then you are aware of the CSA guideline (CSA Z1004-12) that provides recommended reach guidelines for “frequent”, “infrequent”, and “occasional” work. What do these guidelines represent? For reach, we usually are most concerned with a smaller worker, because a larger worker could stand...
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Ergonomic, ergonomics, er-GONE-omist, ergo-NO-mist…or, maybe, just plain “ergo”

Imagine this scene: A multidisciplinary team is gathered for a meeting to discuss an important initiative, one that should have a significant impact on the organisation. The problem at hand has been affecting productivity, quality, employee morale, and has been associated with costly injuries. People are interested. A manager arrives...
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