Workplace musculoskeletal disorders are caused by work task motions that are frequent and repetitive, especially when catering to activities with an awkward posture.
Common movements can range from the arm, hand and full-body movements such as bending, straightening, gripping, holding, twisting, clenching and reaching. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that workplace musculoskeletal disorders account for 34% of all lost workday injuries and illnesses.The ergonomic design of a product determines human performance, safety and satisfaction. Investing in an ergonomic workstation and the education that goes into it can reduce common musculoskeletal workplace injuries. Ergonomic related injuries account for $20 billion in worker’s compensation costs each year.This white paper will break down the key ergonomic features in technology workstations, guiding you in the right direction to better the human condition.