Ergonomics

Robin Sommerfeld
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Question 1

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Which of the following are objectives of ergonomics:
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  • Work activities should allow worker to adopt several healthy and safe positions
  • Muscle forces should be done by the largest appropriate muscle group
  • Work activities should be performed with joints at their mid-point range of motion
  • Adapt the task and environment to match worker capacity
  • All of the above

Question 2

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Intensity of force, repetitions, temperature and noise are examples of [blank_start]physical[blank_end] risk factors. Dissatisfaction, job insecurity, pace of work and social environment are examples of [blank_start]psychosocial[blank_end] risk factors.
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  • physical
  • psychosocial

Question 3

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Which of the following is NOT a fundamental ergonomic principle?
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  • Work in at end points of range of motion
  • Minimize pressure points
  • Reduce vibration
  • Maintain comfortable environment

Question 4

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What sort of change would NOT be made under a ergonomic frame of reference?
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  • Administrative
  • Protective engineering
  • Preventative engineering
  • Worker

Question 5

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A microbreak of 1-2 minutes is generally recommended every [blank_start]30-45[blank_end] minutes.
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  • 30-45
  • 20-30
  • 120-140
  • 60-80

Question 6

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A Functional Abilities Evaluation begins with gathering a medical/social history and then:
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  • Musculoskeletal screening
  • Pain monitoring during functional tests
  • Functional tests such as lifting, pulling and reaching
  • All of the above

Question 7

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OT roles in Functional Abilities Evaluations include:
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  • Assess worker capacity
  • Assess job demands
  • Assess baseline functioning
  • Assess functioning for medicolegal sector

Question 8

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Which of the following is NOT involved in a Job Demand Analysis?
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  • Body mechanics
  • Cognitive demand information
  • Work flow
  • Musculoskeletal screening

Question 9

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Match the complain to the appropriate coloured flag.
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  • Circulatory problems
  • Stressful work demands
  • Pain catastrophizing
  • Substance abuse
  • Family or childcare demands

Question 10

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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a complex condition with vascular, neurological and MSK factors that is caused by the long-term use of vibratory tools. Which of the following is LEAST likely to be an OT role in the treatment of HAVS?
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  • Provide health promotion/injury prevention education
  • Return to work planning
  • Job site visits
  • Splinting/orthoses