OSHA 30 - Module 19: Ergonomics
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What is the ergonomically optimum body posture for performing all physical jobs?
Job rotation, modified work pace, and frequent breaks are all examples of _____ controls.
Higher workers' compensation premiums, increased employee turnover, absenteeism, and decreased efficiency are common results of:
Employees returning from extended periods away from work should:
Regain their normal work pace over time
Those areas of the body where nerves, blood vessels, and/or tendons lie just beneath the skin are highly susceptible to _____ injuries.
Which personal protective equipment can reduce the risk of pressure points?
Knee and elbow pads
In order for an employee who suffers muscle strain to heal, the employer must provide and the employee must take advantage of:
How often might ergonomic training be offered in the workplace?
Willard runs an industrial, hand-operated floor sander four days a week. Although he wears his PPE religiously, he is still at risk for all these potential injuries EXCEPT:
Hazards that can arise due to risk factors such as cold stress can be best prevented or eliminated by _____ controls.