What is Ergonomics?Ergonomics is the application of scientific information concerning humans to the design of objects, systems and environment for human use. You could say, that ergonomics is the science of arranging and adjusting your work environment to fit you and your body with the right tools to do your job safely and comfortably.
How do you use Ergonomics?Ergonomics is a mixture of elements from many subjects including anatomy, physiology, psychology, and design. The person who applies their diverse knowledge to ensure that products and environments are comfortable, safe and efficient for people to use is an "Ergonomists". Gulf Coast has "Certified Ergonomists" on staff to complete your ergonomic evaluations.
What is Ergonomic design?Ergonomic design is a way of considering design options to ensure that people's capabilities and limitations are taken into account. This helps ensure a proper product fit for use by the target users.
Do I need an ergonomic evaluation?Are your eyes really tired at the end of the day?
Are your neck and shoulders stiff and sore?
Do you feel pain or discomfort in your back while working at your VDT?
Do you feel pain and discomfort in your forearms, wrists, or hands?
Are your legs often stiff and cramped?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions you need an ergonomic evaluation.
Gulf Coast has Certified Staff to complete all of your ergonomic needs.