Wednesday, June 08, 2005

The best working posture

Several ergonomics tips from Ceylon ...

"Manjari Peiris in conversation with Dr. Nirupa Pallewatte of the Health Education, Bureau on Computer workstation Ergonomics.

Ergonomics is the science that studies the relationship of workers to their working environment in order to get the maximum efficiency of them.

If ergonomics is applied in a correct manner in the work environment, visual and muscular discomfort and fatigue can be reduced considerably.

Very often injuries are caused by excessive and repeated physical stress on the musculoskeletal system - the hands, wrists, elbow, shoulders, neck and back.

By adhering to the principles of ergonomics, stress and many potential injuries and disorders associated with over use of muscles, bad posture and repeated tasks may be reduced and eliminated."   continued ...   (Via Daily News Online)

Workstations - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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