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The importance of an ergonomically friendly workplace

Ergonomics is the study of how workers perform their work and how they interact with their workplace. Ergonomics aims at fitting the work environment to the worker; this includes designing equipment/devices to fit the worker and altering job tasks. If workers are exposed to ergonomic hazards, it could lead to the onset of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (or WMSDs).


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