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Management Of Ergonomic

Ergonomic health hazards are due to the interaction between human tasks, equi​pment and the environment. It is typically associated with manual handling, sustained repetitive movements of the upper limbs, and sustained or extreme postures where tasks require application of force. Ergonomic health hazards also include lighting where it is unsuitable for the task.

Main Ergonomic Hazards
  • Manual Handling: Lifting, Lowering, Pushing, Pulling,Hand/Wrist/Grasping/Pinching/Holding/Repetitive Use/movement.
  • Mechanical postures: Awkward Posture, unavoidable, sustained, long-term awkward posture of the shoulder, neck and back.
  • Kneeling, Squatting, Standing on 1 leg, Contact Stress on legs due low and high walking displacement.
  • Use of computers/display Units

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