Ergonomics – is it all about health? An infographic

There’s a common misconception that ergonomics is about health alone - ergonomic design certainly does aim to improve health and safety - but it also should improve performance, satisfaction and comfort at work.

Businesses wanting to transform productivity and efficiency in a business are taking an ergonomic approach. The right tools and systems to do our jobs make us more efficient and reduce our mistakes.

The word ‘ergonomics’ comes from two Greek words: ‘ergon’ meaning ‘work’ and ‘nomos’ meaning ‘natural law’. Explore the infographic below to find out about what ergonomics is. The Posturite ergonomists illustrate how ergonomics is putting humans at the centre of the design, and humans as the focus when choosing the environment, the task or the equipment.

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