At the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Hearing on Ergonomics
"Our goal is to help workers by reducing ergonomic
injuries in the shortest possible time frame.
Many recognized, however, that the ergonomics
regulation itself was seriously flawed, relying on unproven, possibly faulty science, and undermining state workers' compensation laws by putting ergonomic
injuries in a separate and higher compensation category, in direct violation of OSHA's own founding guidelines.
As much as ergonomic
accessories are crucial, one also has to take necessary steps in implementing the physical ergonomics
This plot concerns the purchase and delivery of ergonomic
office chairs and 24-hour chairs.
Chittaranjan (West Bengal), Oct 26 ( ANI ): Indian Railways has got its first engine with aerodynamic and ergonomic
design produced by state-owned locomotive manufacturer Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW).
Additionally they do not observe appropriate ergonomic
practices by their seniors who should be role models to emulate.
"The introduction of our new baby carrier Ergonomic
Airflow 10 in 1 Baby Carrier is the result of many months of dedicated planning, development, and testing," remarked Jesus Soba, Founder of Sobababy.com.
First, an ergonomics
specialist (Humantech, humantech.com) performed a comprehensive evaluation of current ergonomic
conditions and identified the need for quantifiable risk assessments.
Plant simulation, Witness, Simio, etc.) had already found its way to the users, complex ergonomic
systems are still hardly ever used due its high price and demanding design of simulation model.
* Adjusting the parts bin on an assembly line reduced reaching by 50%, which cut ergonomic
risk to workers' shoulders and improved assembly speed by 4%.
But, according to Kaspar Althoefer, professor of robotics engineering at Queen Mary, University of London, "there is no guarantee that working with a robot is ergonomic
over a long period".