What is Ergonomics?
Ergonomics is the study of efficiency in one's working environment and the steps taken in order to ensure optimum productivity.
Why is it important to understand?
It is important to understand ergonomic principles and requirements to maintain a healthy working environment for the worker and the worker's equipment. It prevents work related injuries such as occupational overuse syndrome (OOS) and repetitive strain injury (RSI) and ensures ahealthy lifetime for computers and peripherals as well.