The manufacturing industry has great need for ergonomic input given the vast amount of manual handling occurring as well as powered equipment operation, work at heights, repetitive work, automation and its control and slip and fall risks. Ergowork has assisted Arnotts, Haines Signature, Fisher & Paykel, Parmalat, Bluescope, Hans Smallgoods and many other manufacturers in various ways.
Work has included quantitative manual tasks analysis, design advice, layout advice, work flows, task demands documentation and return to work assessments.
The new maintenance facility for the NGR trains at Wulkuraka required assessment of all walking, climbing and work surfaces in regard to compliance with standards and control of slip and fall risks. Assessment including sample slip testing as per AS/NZS...read more
We carried out a risk assessment of the access systems on all Queensland Rail rollingstock including all classes of locomotive, track maintenance machines, wagons, carriages as well as on track vehicles. The project took place over 4 years and resulted in...read more