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Ergonomics is a science which is concerned with the fit of people to their work. Applying ergonomics to the workplace can:
Failure to observe ergonomic principles can have serious repercussions on the individual and on the workplace. For instance, employers pay over $20 billion dollars in workers compensation claims due to ergonomic injuries and illnesses cost each year according to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
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You may prevent ergonomic injury and illness by altering your work environment with these simple techniques:
Are your eyes itchy, red and tired by
the end of the day?
End of the day neck pains can be avoided by practicing these simple
Is your back feeling sore and achy at work? Try these simple techniques to improve the health of your back muscles:
Are you able to put the backs of your hands together and hold
your wrists in the position for a minute?
If not, you may have a repetitive wrist injury. You can avoid
repetitive wrist injuries by using these techniques:
Helpful links to practice good ergonomic techniques:
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