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Research Kenniscentrum Knowledge Center Dental Ergonomics
University Medical Center Groningen

Documents

Grouped in the chapters ‘Method of working’ and ‘Equipment/aids’ various documents are available in pdf-format by clicking on the right hand side of the column’s text.

The documents filed in Method of working are about the perspective how to work ergonomically. The documents filed in Equipment/aids are about with what you can work ergonomically.

Method of working Document

Adopting a healthy sitting working posture during patient treatment

Document in which the ergonomic method of working is described for dentist and dental assistant.
Adopting a healthy sitting working posture during patient treatment. (jan2009)

ABC Checklist

Short checklist to assess sitting posture and method of working.

ABC checklist ergonomische werkwijze 30-07-2012.pdf
[Dutch only]

High velocity suction, solo and four-handed dentistry

Practice guideline.
Practice guideline [Dutch only]

The use of the modified pen grip by dentists and dental hygienists

Short instruction why and how the modified pen grip works.

The use of the modified pen grip by dentists and dental hygienists.

Equipment/aids: Document

Checklist Ergonomic Requirements Dental Units, for Individual use

This checklist has been drawn up for individual dentists as help to assess whether a dental unit is ergonomically acceptable for own use.

Checklist ergonomic requirements dental units for individual use 16-09-2012.pdf

Significance of the “Ergonomic requirements for dental equipment.”

Document in which explains the role and importance of "the Ergonomic Requirements for Dental Equipment".
Significance of the “Ergonomic requirements for dental equipment”.

Ergonomic requirements for dental equipment

Guidelines and recommendations for designing, constructing and selecting dental equipment. In this document ergonomic requirements are specified for dental equipment aimed at making it possible for dentists ranging from P5 woman (P(F)5) up to P95 man (P(M)95) to work without damaging their health.
Ergonomic requirements for dental equipment.

Checklist Ergonomic Requirements Dental Units, for Industrial Use

Document to be used in relation with the “Ergonomic requirements for dental equipment” to help designing equipment.

Checklist Ergonomic Requirements for dental units for industrial use 18-09-2012.pdf

Ergonomic objections against a unit or cart on the right or left side of the patient chair

Ergonomic objections against a unit or cart on the right or left side of the patient chair

Ergonomic objections regarding an instrument console with hanging down instruments Ergonomic objections regarding an instrument console with hanging down instruments

Information leaflet Dentist Stool Groningen

Hand-out with instructions and background information in Dutch, German and French.
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