motion economy

motion economy

[′mō·shən i‚kän·ə·mē]
(industrial engineering)
Simplification and reduction of body motions to simplify and reduce work content.
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A chapter on manual assembly discusses assembly work instructions, operation sequences, workstation and line layout, manufacturing methods analysis, principles of motion economy, and standard manufacturing process.
It takes you through a typical day for a chairside assistant beginning with the morning meeting, cleaning and setting up the treatment room, ergonomics and motion economy, and responsibilities during procedures.
Finally, good planning for motion economy should relieve the hands of any work that can be accomplished by the feet.
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