The Ergonomic Assessment of an Animal
Changes in cleaning
- Tools with handles.
Easier to grasp and use, especially if the handle is curved or otherwise
designed to prevent deviation of the wrist.
- Spring loaded pen doors.
Door would automatically close behind employee, reducing the chance
of escape of a woodchuck and eliminating the movement of closing the pen
- Platform for woodchuck box.
Employee could slide the woodchuck box atop a platform at an equal
height to the cage or pen.
- Stable step-stools.
Ensures stability when cleaning
the top cages.
- Knee protection.
Employees have to either crouch
or kneel to clean the lower cages. Kneeling is the healthier position and
kneepads wouldaid in the comfort of this task.
- Shoes for
- Lighting for
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