Saturday, October 9, 2010

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Ergonomics and Anthropometry Part 1

1. Compare the two types of setup and state reasons why one of the setup is preferred.
In the preferred one, the man sits comfortably and feels relaxed and has a lot of desk space. In the other one, the man sits uncomfortably and feels restless and has little desk space.

2. What are the area of considerations when designing a conducive and comfortable workplace?
Correct height and depth, correct lighting, prolonged laptop use, usable dek space and freedom of movement.

3. State the reasons why these considerations are important.
It makes the person enjoy doing his work and be cmfortable.

My Work Desk

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Selecting EQs

1. What are the pros and cons of Singapore having more elderly people?

2. What can we do to help the elderly?

3. How difficult is it to help the elderly?

4. Can the elderly help each other?

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Understanding the 'Elderly Challenge"

Explain in your own words, the FOUR key recommendations of the report.
1. Making travelling from one place to another easier and more convenient for the elderly.
2. Make a barrier-free society.
3. Let the elderly have affordable healthcare.
4. Ensure that the elderly are active and well.

State ONE way that the CAI report is recommending to make our public housing more elderly-friendly
We should vary the length of land leases as shorter land leases will ease the progress of retirement housing by the private sector.

State TWO ways on how we can ensure that the quality of elderly care here in Singapore is affordable
Follow-up by a committed family physician within close proximity to the customer will confirm that the elderly's several needs will be taken care of thoroughly and holistically.
Top up Medisave accounts of less well-off Singaporeans when there are budget excess that the Government can share with the citizens.

After reading the CAI report, what do you are the THREE things that you can do, as an SST student, to help overcome these elderly challenges
I can write to HDB to suggest some ways to make flats mor elderly friendly.
I can tell my friends and family about these elderly challenges to spread the message.
I can make a poster encouraging people to help the elderly.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Reflection on LEAPS to NEWater Plant

1. I learnt that water is important, we use in our daily lives. Singapore does not have natural water resources.

2. I learnt how the reverse osmosis process and ultraviolet rays works.

3. There are reservoirs at almost every part of Singapore.

4. I will brush my teeth using a mug instead of running water.