Did you know? The 28 th of February is Ergonomics Day in Israel and around the world
The purpose of ergonomics is to prevent musculoskeletal injuries, the leading causes of which include repetitiveness. For this reason, ergonomists have chosen February, which is the month whose number of days changes each time and is not repetitive. A kind of reverse humor, if you will.
Most of us hear ergonomics and think of office ergonomics and immediately ask ourselves “Am I sitting properly? And “Where should I put the screen?”. But ergonomics is much more besides. Every product that we make and action that we perform has an ergonomic motif – from a pushchair to a shopping cart. From a computer mouse to home kitchen design. Everything that we touch and use is ergonomic or not ergonomic.
In ergonomics, it’s all about not having to think about what we are using. When the ...