|Document ID (ISN)||100500|
|Convention or series no.
||Jiménez Rodríguez J.
||Principios de ergonomía [in Spanish]|
||Instituto Nacional de Seguros, Dirección de Seguros Solidarios, San José, Costa Rica, [c2000]. 18p. Illus. 4 ref.
||This practical guide presents the following basic ergonomic principles: having everything at arm's reach; being constantly aware of shoulder height; understanding the relationship between effort and handle shape; finding the right position for each task; avoiding excessive repetition of movements; minimizing fatigue; minimizing direct pressure of the hands, arms and legs; ensuring that workstations and seats be adjustable and inclinable; ensuring sufficient space and ease of access to workplaces; ensuring comfortable working environments; ensuring clear signalling and using where possible standardized layouts of control elements; improving conditions of work. Practical examples illustrating each of the ergonomic principles are included.
||Costa Rica; training material; ergonomics
||signalling and communications; work organization; workplace design; training manuals; work posture; conditions of work; repetitive work
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Costa Rica|
||Ergonomics and work organization
|Broad subject area(s)