Discussion- Share with the class a personal experience where you have dealt with heat stress or a noise problem. What was done to solve the problem? If you do not have a personal experience, then you may research one. There is no word length on this.
1) Discuss the responsibility and authority of OSHA as well as OSHA standards. What are the similarities and differences between OSHA and NIOSH? Your response should be at least 200 words in length
2) The management team where you work has assigned you the task of “Cost Justification” to decide whether implementation of an ergonomic program in your workplace is beneficial. How should you prepare the case to make the management be willing to implement the ergonomic program? Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
3) Imagine that you worked for a door manufacturing company, and you and another employee were assigned to an edge banding machine. Describe some of the ergonomic risk factors and ergonomic solutions that would be involved in operating this type of machine. Be sure to include information about what type of vibrations you might experiences and some techniques for controlling the effects of the vibrations. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.