1 – Introduction to Ergonomics

With the increase of the cadences, the optimization of the processes and above all the more important consideration of the men in the enterprises, ergonomics is today a high-stakes activity. Introduction The concept of ergonomics has long been interested in...

2-The Therbligs

Developed at the beginning of The twentieth century, the Therbligs mark the start of the studies of movements and the taking into account of the ergonomics in the development of processes and methods of work. Introduction The Therbligs were developed by Frank and...

The OSHA checklist

The OSHA checklist is a simple tool to begin a process of detecting and reducing MSD. Introduction OSHA is the acronym for the Occupationnal Safety and Health Agency (the American Occupational Health agency). As part of a project to create ergonomic standards,...

OREGE

The Orège method proposes the originality to be based on a confrontation between the evaluation of a specialist and that of the operator. It allows a good involvement and understanding. Introduction OREGE is the acronym for “Tool for tracking and evaluating...

Load port – standard NF X35-109

We are often subject to handling, whether in an office or in production. These handlings represent the majority of MSD and accidents. Introduction The wearing of manual loads by a person is an essential notion in ergonomics, most of us being subject to it. The bearing...

OCRA

OCRA analysis is a powerful tool for detecting problems related to very repetitive tasks (several times not minutes), with low load levels (-3kg). Introduction OCRA is the acronym for OCcupational Repetitive Actions. It is a tool dedicated to the detection of MSD in...