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Ergonomics – why adapting workstations to tasks and employees is important.

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A work surface that’s just a bit too low, a part that is just out of an employee’s reach, or poor lighting – these seemingly insignificant details can negatively impact the performance, safety, and motivation of employees. This then directly influences productivity and production costs. According to several experts, more products are lost due to the conditions described above than to actual ailments.

To achieve the best performance, quality and motivation of the workers and due to a high productivity, Bosch-Rexroth has created a guide book concerning the optimal methodical proceeding during the ergonomic design of workplaces and the correct selecting of MPS- components. The planning templates in the scale 1:10 help you easily optimizing and organizing the design of equipment, tools and grasp containers in the reachzone.

The Manual Production Systems from Rexroth provide all the modules needed to design and arrange workstations ergonomically.