As an ergonomist I get the opportunity to visit many organisations. An increasing trend in the UK over the last 3 or 4 years is the installation of sit-stand desking systems or desk top accessories either as a complete installation or a part of the furniture offering provided by the organisation. I have yet to […]
About Zaheer Osman
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Entries by Zaheer Osman
The file below provides a short summary outlining some of the published papers for our senior chartered ergonomics consultant. Personal Publications Record v3
The white paper below was written in 2005 by Zaheer Osman but still contains a lot of relevant information about ergonomics in the office, Display Screen equipment and seating. The document summarises the following: 1) Relevant guidance, standards and legislation 2) Statistics 3) Information on different seating concepts and their effectiveness 4) Other chairs on […]
We have conducted many train the trainer projects in manual handling and ergonomics. These are usually tailored to the actual tasks with both theory and practical elements. The document below summarises the approach we take when developing manual handling and ergonomics train the trainer programmes: Manual Handling and Ergonomics Training – Train the Trainer
A complete review of the DSE assessment process was conducted. This included implementing a policy, DSE champions, video development, literature development as well as posture and ergonomics training. The document below provides a summary of the project: Display Screen Equipment Assessments
A comprehensive ergonomics assessment was conducted for a lead manufacturing plant which is summarised in the document below: Ergonomics Assessment of Lead Manufacturing Many improvements were identified which reduced the risk to the operatives. A human factors review was conducted as a separate activity.
A detailed review was conducted of a food manufacturing production line which consisted of repetitive tasks. The summary of this case study is available in the document below: Food production line ergonomics survey Risk reduction was achieved through an effective rotation plan as well as postural training.
An ergonomics review of refuse workers was conducted. The refuse workers conducted their collections manually without wheeled bins or bin lifts. Their collections were largely bag based from the pavement. The case study is summarised in the document below: Ergonomics Survey of Refuse Workers A 95% reduction in manual handling injuries and absences related to […]
The attached PDF titled ‘DSE Assessment steps and tips’ will allow you to understand some of the steps involved when conducting a Display Screen Equipment Assessment. We provide DSE training which will allow your organisation to become self sufficient in conducting DSE assessments and to become compliant with the DSE regulations. Tips for DSE […]
Why use a Chartered Ergonomist? Chartered ergonomists are usually labelled chartered ergonomics consultants by their employers. To be chartered with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human factors (CIEHF) demonstrates that the ergonomist has the following: A degree in ergonomics and human factors from an approved course (3 to 4 years of education) Has demonstrated […]
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