Ergonomics: Prevention Through Design


The safety and health of employees isn’t just a nice-to-have, of course; it’s a bottom-line issue. Protecting workers from fatigue and injury helps keep them working. Ergonomic values like reducing stressful repetitive efforts like reaching and lifting, work against physical and mental fatigue that could lead to injury.

Key takeaways:

  • Principles of prevention through design
  • A look at the human impact of ergonomics
  • The basics of designing a healthy work environment through ergonomically
    sound practices