Initial Design Ergonomics Assessment
The second facet of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC approach to ergonomics approach, called STENA+, is a paid, one-day, training session which includes the added value of training one or two of the client’s staff by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC specialist on how to conduct STENA themselves. This aspect of the STENA program ensures sustainability and the ongoing ability for the client to take charge of their own ergonomics program.
Additional components of the STENA program include the Initial Design Ergonomics Assessment (IDEA) which assist companies assess their initial plans of the layout. The ergonomics specialist works with the company’s management and engineers to assist in better processes and workflow.