Saturday, November 05, 2005

New standard to provide guidelines for good office ergonomics launched

Standards for workstation design will help with ergonomic ailments ...

"Seven out of 10 working adults suffer from some form of back, shoulder and neck pain, according to a survey done last year by the Singapore General Hospital.

Often, these aches and pains are a result of poor work habits or badly designed workstations.

To help overcome this, a new Code of Practice for Office Ergonomics was launched on Saturday.

The new standard covers the design and layout of workstations and equipment, such as height of tables, chairs and computers, as well as work postures and environmental factors such as lighting, noise and indoor air quality."   continued ...   (Via Channelnewsasia)

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

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