Eliminating Ergonomic Related Illnesses Via Basic Human Factors Engineering

Why do we suffer aches, pains, injuries and stress despite the most up-to-date, expensive “ergonomic” furniture?

  • The problems we deal with daily in staying comfortable and therefore productive, are not new.
  • They have, however, been highlighted and intensified by the advent of computer technology.
  • We all already know about the desirability of good posture, relaxation, and the absence of tension.

Article Contents:

Introduction
Defining Human factors engineering
Defining Ergonomics
Purpose of the paper
Aim of human factors engineering
The necessity for human factors engineering
Ergonomic-related injuries
Problem statement
Risk factors
Fundamental principles
Focus areas for improvement
Points to remember
Conclusions

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