Ivan Suarez Bday 9/10/2015

what is ergonomics

Ergonomics derives from two Greek words: ergon, meaning work, and nomoi, meaning natural laws, to create a word that means the science of work and a person’s relationship to that work . Or the study of people in efficiency in their working environment

when was ergonomics born

The history of ergonomics is very very old. Ergonomics is a work of selection, work of environment and inventions of the tools. A study from 1633 to 1714 shows complaint about Disease of workers with occupations and musculoskeletal. This complaint was written by Bernardino Ramazinni in a supplement which was published in 1713.
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who originated ergonomics

In 1857 Wojciech Jastzebowksi created a special word as “ERGONOMICS” in the philosophical description. This was “based on the truths drawn from the Science of Nature”

the ergonomics keyboard

An ergonomic keyboard is a computer keyboard designed with ergonomic considerations to minimize muscle strain and a host of related problems. Typically such keyboards for two-handed typist are constructed in a V shape, to allow right and left hands to type at a slight angle more natural to the human form.

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the division of the Department of Labor that sets and enforces occupational health and safety rules.

OSHA rights

· Employees or their representative can accompany OSHA inspectors on the inspection of the workplace.

· Employees may participate in OSHA conferences, OSHRC and court proceedings, or other activities. Employees may also respond to employer applications for variances, modifications of abatement, and contest of citations.

· Employers cannot discharge or discriminate against employees for exercising their rights under the act, including the right to file a complaint charging unsafe or unhealthy conditions in the workplace.

Healthy Quote: let food be the medicine and medicine be food

Ergonomics chair
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