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Publication Date: 10/2002
Pages: 5
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Boosting the bottom line by improving your material handling ergonomics — Part II

In dry bulk material handling, ergonomics is about selecting and arranging material handling machines and related equipment so that workers can safely and efficiently interact with it. In this two-part article, an engineer who plans, designs, and manages plant expansions explains how improving material handling ergonomics can be a tool for boosting your plant's bottom line. Part I [September] details one plant's ingredient handling line and its problems; Part II concludes the article by describing how the line was redesigned to improve ergonomics.

The engineering firm made two evaluations -- material flow and job ergonomics -- to complete the feasibility engineering study. For the material flow evaluation of the existing ingredient handling line, the engineering firm completed these tasks.

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