Thursday, December 08, 2005

New Ergonomic Study Confirms That Cleaning the Tub is a Pain

Another way to avoid an aching back ...

"Ergonomic Study Reveals Cleaning the Bathtub/Shower With a Cleaning Tool With a Long Handle is Easier on the Body Than Cleaning With Spray Cleaner and Sponge

People have been complaining about cleaning the bathroom since the advent of indoor plumbing. In fact, in a recent survey, seven in 10 women complained that cleaning the tub/shower strains their back and body. Now a new study by the University of California San Francisco/Berkeley Ergonomics Program indicates that help is on the way. According to the study, recently presented at the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition, using a tool with a long handle can make cleaning the tub/shower easier, taking less effort and decreasing stress on shoulders, knees and lower back."   continued ...   (Via Yahoo! Finance)

Cleaning tub hard on back. - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Cleaning tub hard on back.

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