12 Principles of Ergonomics

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Work in Neutral Postures

"S-Curve"

Reduce Excessive Force

"power grips", rollers

Keep Everything in Easy Reach

"reach envelop"

Work at Proper Heights

elbow height

Reduce Excessive Motions

let the tool do the work

Minimize Fatigue and Static Load

writer's cramp, arm rests

Minimize Pressure Points

anti-fatigue mats, padding

Provide Clearance

design for tall people

Move, Exercise, Stretch

"energy breaks", alternate between sit/stand

Maintain a Comfortable Environment

not too hot/cold, noise level, vibration

Make Displays/Controls Understandable

design for expectations

Improve Work Organization

plan/be involved/communicate/enlarge jobs

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