Friday, July 16, 2010

Ergonomics II

What is Ergonomics?

Ergonomics is the study of the work.

What are the 5 aspects of Ergonomics?
  • Safety
  • Comfort
  • Ease of Use
  • Productivity / Performance
  • Aesthetics

For each aspects of Ergonomics, explain with an example of a product that is designed for the elderly, how the product meet that particular aspect of Ergonomics.
  • The Couch Cane - Help a elderly to stand up from a couch or a chair to prevent falls (safety)
  • Easi-Grip Arm Support Cuff - Help those elderly with weak hands and wrists as the easy-grip towel, etc (others products from the same company) (Comfort)

  • Tek-Pal Simple TV Remote Control - A remote control which is palm-sized with large lighted buttons for elderlys with low visions (Ease of Use)

  • Pill Organizers - Minimize the stress and the possibility of medications errors by sounding an alarm to remind elderly to take his medications (Productivity / Performance)
  • Instructions on Medicine Bottles - Increase the font to enable the elderly to see the instructions clearly
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1 comment:

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