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Ergonomic Quiz
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Ergonomic Quiz


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1Ergonomic disorder may result from making the same motion over and over
True
False

2Ergonomic disorder may cause pain or numbness in arms, hands, and wrists.
True
False

3Only a supervisor can tell when a task has poor ergonomic design
True
False

4It is better to work with wrists bent or flexed, not straight.
True
False

5Shaking wrists and fingers during breaks can help prevent cumulative trauma disorders
True
False

6It is better ergonomically to operate a tool with one finger or hand rather than two.
True
False

8You can improve ergonomics by changing how you work to avoid too many reaching, bending, and twisting movements or working in the same position for prolonged periods
True
False

9Stretching your arms and upper body a few times before you start work is a good idea.
True
False

10It is best to avoid lifting with the back and bending at the back when possible.
True
False

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Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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