Est. time: 8 min

Ergonomics is a discipline that involves arranging the environment to fit the person in it. When ergonomics is applied correctly in the work environment, visual and musculoskeletal discomfort and fatigue are reduced significantly. Written by Villa Environmental, in this tutorial you will learn what is ergonomics, two categories of ergonomic factors, definition of Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD's), risk factors of office related CTDs, types of repetition tasks that cause CTDs, awkward positions that cause CTDs, excessive force tasks that cause CTD's, prevention Strategies for CTD's, signs and Symptoms of CTD's, headaches/eyestrain, and ergonomic products.