Presentation on theme: "Ergonomics for the office and lab. Ergonomics The rules that govern the way we work. The way humans design and interact with objects in their customary."— Presentation transcript:
LAB DEMO 1. Microscopy: Adjust the eyepieces to prevent eye and neck strain. Use television-viewing monitors whenever possible.
2. Pipetting Electronic pipettors are recommended for repetitive tasks. Limit periods of continuous pipetting to 20 minutes or less. Take frequent short breaks (e.g., 2 minutes for every 20 minutes of pipetting). Rotate pipetting tasks among several people. Work with arms close to the body to reduce strain on shoulders. Keep head and shoulders in a neutral position.
SUMMARY Good illumination. Comfortable seating or standing area (good posture). Frequent short breaks. Practical positioning of objects. and…………….common sense. Visit the website below for more information http://ehs.unc.edu/workplace_safety/ergonomics/office/enviro.shtml