A method of reducing cumulative trauma injuries based on ergonomic job rotation
In today's growing global market many companies are implementing activities to improve productivity and employee performance in order to produce more saleable value per employee. Because of increased performance many of these improvement activities have led to higher injury rates based on repetitive cumulative trauma. This session will deal with understanding the role and effects of ergonomics on the shop floor. It will demonstrate how to analyze each job based on ergonomic effects, categorize those jobs and develop a job rotation schedule based on simple ergonomics, which will allow operators recovery time from cumulative repetitive motion.