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capabilities and limitations of people and machines from an ergonomic point of view

What are the relative capabilities and limitations of people and machines from an ergonomic point of view?

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Ergonomics are being more important in the job field due to incapacity from workers
when they are out of work due to problem from poor ergonomics. Injuries often heard are carpal
tunnel syndrome, neck problems and back aches. This is often caused by the way a person is
sitting or standing while performing their job. The art of standing and sitting correctly is called
ergonomics. Many organizations, such as hospitals use their physical therapy departments to
look at the way a person is sitting or standing and try to make improvements to make the
performance cause less injuries and pain.
Ergonomics has a broad view where people and equipment come together. It applies to
making the work area safe by applying these same rules to the ...

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This solution reveals relative capabilities and limitations of people and machines from an ergonomic point of view. It offers 200-300 words in length with examples and at least two to three references.

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