ERGONOMICS EVALUATION - Brunello Cucinelli SPA
Ergonomics evaluation and first design phase for the workstations of the Brunello Cucinelli factory, Perugia (Italy).
Agreement between the Department of Architecture DIDA and Perugia Check up s.r.l.
Francesca Tosi, Alessandra Rinaldi
Department of Architecture DIDA - University of Florence
Perugia Check up s.r.l.
Daniele Busciantella Ricci
OBJECTIVES OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM
The general objectives of the research project were the improvement of the work environment quality and the optimization/redesign of the workstations in the prototypes laboratory of the factory.
The research was based on scientific and methodological approach of the ergonomics for design and its theoretical and operative tools.
The purpose was the elaboration of design solutions for the improvement of ergonomic quality of three operating workstations in the factory.
The interventions were focused on the evaluation of the operator needs and expectations according to the working activities. The workstations: flat-bed sewing machine, darning, linking machines.
All the evaluation phases were conducted in collaboration with the team of the University of Bologna Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences (F. Violante, S. Mattioli, R. Bonfiglioli).
Operating phases of the project: