What is Ergonomics? The International Ergonomics Association defines ergonomics thus: “Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data, and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance.” onestopergonomics.com offers a wide variety of products that assist in providing correct ergonomics in the workplace. Physical ergonomics Physical ergonomics is the science of designing...
With the increasing number of desk-based jobs in today’s working environment, many workers spend a vast of amount of the day seated; but what effect can this have, and how can adverse results be alleviated? Historically the global workforce was a more active entity, especially in the areas of manufacturing and production. But as the world is moving more and more to the service industries, a sedentary workplace lifestyle is taking its toll. What are the effects of sitting at your workplace? Major news publications, including “The New York Times,” have reported on the dangers of sitting for lengthy periods,...
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