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Ergonomics is fitting the person comfortably in their environment to maximize efficiency and performance. 

 

Ergonomics involves  interaction with

• equipment
• environment, and
• jobs, tasks, work methods

You already know a lot about "Ergonomics" even if the word is new to you. 

 

You practice ergonomics when you


• Adjust a car seat before driving,
• Do stretches before or after activities,
• Organize your work/hobby area for ease of use

 

 Ergonomics is a word that is used frequently and can be found in multiple ads for furniture,  autos, and health and safety products.

  

              Applying ergonomics principles with work and home activities will improve your comfort.


 

 

 

Last updated on May 19, 2010 by Ellen Meyer