12 terms

12 Principles of Ergonomics

Work in Neutral Postures
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