Here's the latest article from the Ergonomics site at BellaOnline.com.
There is a lot of variation among the human population, however we are more the same than we are different.
Second Concept-Humans are the Same
Humans have limits. From a physical point of view, the ergonomist is most concerned about the people in the higher and lower percentiles. These are the ones most difficulty with tools, equipment and presentation that are designed for the average person. They are most likely to be injured.
Just click on the link to read the full article.
While you're at the Ergonomics site, browse the articles for even more great content about Ergonomics.
Also, don't forget our Ergonomics Community forum for free online discussions of your ideas and questions about ergonomics.
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!
Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!
virginia hixson,CPE, PMP
Virginia Hixson is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and Project Management Professional practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
One of hundreds of sites at BellaOnline.com