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MCat: Ergonomics
Cat: Hand Tools

Biomechanical considerations in hand tool design.

6 Resources
A Checklist for Handles [pdf] [23574] ?

A general purpose checklist relating to the design of a handle

Assistive Technology for the Disabled [18793] ?

Tips when selecting assistive technology tools

Hand Tool Analysis Checklist [pdf] [23718] ?

Yes/no questions

Hand Tool Selection [pdf] [15587] ?

Tips for ergonomic considerations when selecting a hand tool

Hand Tool Use and Selection Principles [16622] ?

Hand tool safety materials

Hand-Held or Bench-Mount Wire Stripper Device [22616] ?

Tool redesign to eliminate squeezing and pulling motions when stripping wire from electrical cables


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Ergonomics / Case Studies
Real-life ergonomics studies conducted by universities, consulting firms, etc

Ergonomics / References
Full text of a design guide, an ergonomics manual, lecture notes and more

Ergonomics / Upper Limb
Elbow, shoulder and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders

Ergonomics / Vibration
Technical resources on occupational vibration exposures

Safety / Tools
Safety fact sheets and tips on the safe use of hand and power tools


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