Ergonomics: Design of Hand-Held Power Tools Analytical Essay by Agate

Ergonomics: Design of Hand-Held Power Tools
This paper discusses the role ergonomics play in the design of hand-held power tools.
# 4442 | 1,050 words | 7 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Engineering (Mechanical) , Medical and Health (First Aid and Safety)


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This paper looks at the different factors that need to be addressed when designing hand-held power tools. The author argues that when ergonomic factors are Incorporated into their design, there are less instances of injury, less sick days, and production is increased as a result.

From the paper:

"A well-designed tool can provide a number of important advantages that can be immediately noticeable. Ergonomically designed hand-tools contribute to the prevention of injuries which will then increase productivity on a continuous basis, improve the quality of the products produced, and reduce the absenteeism in a company for health related causes. Properly controlling the ergonomic factors such as the physical loads a person exerts (through the design of the handle and trigger), vibrations, and noise of the hand tool will decrease the chances of an injury occurring on the job."

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Ergonomics: Design of Hand-Held Power Tools (2003, February 12) Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/ergonomics-design-of-hand-held-power-tools-4442/

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