Simply,” what a work involves and what are the things that one can do to work better”.OrErgonomics is the science that focuses on equipment design at workplaces with a view to reduce fatigue and discomfort in workers by improving working conditions 2 factors- Physical Environmental
In case of any working condition(office workculture) relationship between the employees andthe work place. Ergonomics has a prime objectiveis to provide and maintain a healthy “userfriendly” environment. Properly applied, Andergonomic principles support each persons desireto find zone of individual’s comfort and care.
Objectives of ErgonomicProvide basic training regarding the identification, evaluation, and control of ergonomic exposures and hazards.This will include: The role of ergonomics Ergonomics-related injuries and their causes Proper workstation arrangement Controlling ergonomic hazards
Repetitive strain injury (R.S.I.) Work Related Upper Limb Disorder(W.R.U.L.D) Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Fatigue Migraine headaches and eye strain
Affected Body Part Shoulders 6% Wrists 51%Other 37% Hands 6%
Ergonomics are adopted so that it keeps one healthy, increases productivity and efficiency, maintains quality and boosts the general morale of the work force.
Work Area Specifics Ergonomic Desk Set Up Ergonomic Chair Computer Basics Noise Breaks and Exercise
Work Area Specifics-Must be provided with large enough space to work and sit comfortably. Ergonomic Desk Set Up -It provide the right posture, prevent from R.S.I. and Carpel Tunnel Syndrome. Even maintain distance between eyes and monitor.
ERGONOMIC CHAIR-The height is an ideal parameter forevery type of ergonomic chair.It balance the posture and sittingCondition of employee so it shouldbe height adjustable.
ERGONOMIC DESK-Availability of proper desk. ERGONOMIC MONITOR-Distance should be 20-30 inches to the setting and screen should not be very bright. ERGONOMIC KEYBOARDS- Prevents from wrist as well as fingers pain and easy to work without strain.