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Current Trends in Ergonomics

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The multidisciplinary field of ergonomics is constantly evolving, and takes into account all aspects of the workplace, including engineering, industrial design, psychology, biomechanics, anthropometry, and physiology. Ergonomics is associated in everything that concerns people in the workplace and is the interaction of the worker with the physical facets that they […]

How Ergonomics Improve Efficiency

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There are many pieces of jargon that are leveled at the work place, most are irrelevant management hype, and some people cannot understand how an expensively designed chair can possibly help a companies productivity. But ergonomics is not one of those meaningless jargon words, far from it. Why Bother with […]

Ergonomics and the Alexander Technique

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When we look at what ergonomics is really all about, the dictionary tells us that it is the study of the workplace and how its equipment can be designed to offer better productivity, efficiency, safety, and comfort. The difference between this description and the definition of what the Alexander Technique […]

The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace – Part 2

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We continue our research into the importance of ergonomics to the safety of a workplace to see how it can improve productivity by adding safety aspects. When one looks at the science of ergonomics it is above all about productivity, and how the comfort and safety of a task or […]

The Best Ergonomic Chairs for the Office

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As technology advances it seems that men and women are spending more and more time sitting down in from of their computers. Office jobs are becoming more and more numerous with nearly every company in the world operating online in some form or another. We now spend hours of our […]

The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace – Part 1

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Safety in the workplace is no longer put down to just luck or if one employer cares about his staff than another. There are now strict safety laws that apply to every workplace that must be adhered to. And if your job is to ensure that the place you work […]

How Ergonomics Determine New Products

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Perhaps looking to see how ergonomics determine new products, it would be easier to ask if a particular product is ergonomic or not? Many products for sale today carry labels to define if something is ergonomically friendly or not. But just who is that product ergonomic for? And just because […]

The Use of Ergonomics in Business

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Business is a competitive and fast pace environment, whether you own a business or work for one you know that staying on top of your game is both difficult and essential. The competition is so high that you always have to strive to be better and better. Ergonomics started as […]

Developments and Changes in Our Understanding of Ergonomics

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The world around us is moving and developing with a speed that has never been seen before. New rules for safety and quality of the workplace and home come in every year in order to make the overall life around us better and safer. Ergonomics have always been on our […]

The History of Ergonomics

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Ergonomics can be defined as a “good fit” between the man and a tool used in order to make something. Of course, this is a very general definition and ergonomics extends to all fields that surround our daily lives. Not only do we see it used in tools but in […]