Monday, December 12, 2005

Ergonomists help fit workplace to workers

An introductory article about ergonomics in the workplace ...

"An economically fit business depends on healthy, productive employees to thrive. And that’s where ergonomists come into the picture.

To many people, “ergonomics” relates to seating comfort or the design of car controls and instruments. But that’s not all.

The field, also known as human factors engineering, borrows from anatomy, physiology, psychology and design, according to the Ergonomics Society.

“Ergonomists apply their diverse knowledge to ensure that products and environments are comfortable, safe and efficient for people to use,” the London-based organization says."   continued ...   (Via Times Leader)

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