Ergonomics and Human Factors

Human Factors Assesment

Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with understanding the interactions between humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies engineering principles and data analysis methods to the design of workstations, products, and systems to optimize human well-being and overall system performance. 

Noraxon Human Factors & Ergonomics

Noraxon technology makes it easier to take measurements in real work environments with minimal time, less discomfort, and less expense along the way. This means that Ergonomists can measure the user experience of ergonomic design in everyday work locations and routines, rather than creating a simulation in the lab. Noraxon’s unified software makes it easy for users to integrate various recording devices to fit unique applications such as: testing and researching exoskeletons, training and simulation, health/safety, Takt time reduction, workstation optimization, biomechanics/ergonomics research, quality control, and product design.

Suggested Hardware

Using Noraxon’s multi-device software platform, users are able to simultaneously collect multiple types of biomechanical data from various hardware devices. All of the integrated devices are automatically synchronized and the easily accessible data allows for a quick but comprehensive understanding of how the human body is moving and what the contributing factors are. Our unified software makes it easy for users to integrate a variety of recording devices to fit any budget or unique application.

Customizable Reports for Ergonomics & Human Factors.

Noraxon provides users with customizable reports to highlight the key results of data collection in a quick and efficient way.

Ergonomics & Human Factors Support Content

This prerecorded webinar explores the use of Noraxon technology for human factors assessment.

Click below to view the Ergonomics brochure to learn more about Noraxon’s human factors assessment.

Ergonomic Analysis of Neuromuscular Effort

Ergonomic analysis of a welder’s neuromuscular activity using Noraxon EMG sensors.

Ergonomic Evaluation of a Person Typing

Ergonomic analysis of an employee’s chair while typing on a computer using Noraxon 3D Motion Capture.

Ergonomic Comparison of Material Handling

Ergonomic comparison of a material handler’s form using Noraxon 3D Motion Capture.

Interested in learning more?

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