Ergonomics

– Posture: The position in which a person holds their body.

– Repetitive strain injury (RSI): An injury caused by repeating the same motion over and over again, causing damage to muscles, tendons, and nerves.

– Carpal tunnel syndrome: A type of RSI affecting the wrist and hand.

– Ergonomics: The study of designing work environments and tools to fit the human body and its movements.

– Anthropometry: The study of human body measurements and proportions.

– Neutral posture: A position where the body is in a state of balance and the joints are not under any unnecessary stress.

– Workstation: The area where an employee works, including the desk, chair, and computer or other equipment.

– Adjustability: The ability to change the height, angle, or position of a chair, desk, or other equipment to fit the user’s body and work requirements.

– Lumbar support: A cushion or other device that supports the lower back and helps maintain the natural curvature of the spine.

– Sit-stand desk: A desk that can be adjusted to allow the user to work while standing or sitting.

– Footrest: A device that supports the feet and helps maintain proper posture while sitting.

– Keyboard tray: A device that holds the keyboard at a comfortable height and angle for the user.

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