YW General Wood Shop Safety | Unit 1d | Answer Key

Ergonomics

 

The correct answer is in bold
 

1. Which of the following is NOT one of the six ergonomic risk factors:

a) Vibration

b) Mechanical stress

c) Electrocution

d) Repetition
 

2. What does the term ergonomics mean?

a) The science of designing tools and tasks in a way that protects the body from injury and stresses caused by working

b) Using tools to build skyscrapers

c) A way to test equipment to see whether it can withstand high pressure

d) Using electrical equipment to test nerve damage
 

3. Which of the following actions could cause injury due to "excessive force"?

a) Pinching

b) Lifting

c) Pressing

d) All of the above
 

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