Ergonomics is the discipline that deals with the design of workplaces, tools and tasks, so that they match the physiological, anatomical, psychological characteristics and the capacities of the workers that will be involved.
It seeks the optimization of the three elements of the system (human-machine-environment), for which it develops methods of the person, the technique and the organization.
What is ergonomics at work?
It is the scientific study of human work. Ergonomics considers the physical and mental capabilities and limits of the worker when interacting with tools, equipment, work methods, tasks and the work environment.