Ergonomics

Lucy Lesport-Hall
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GCSE GCSE ICT Mind Map on Ergonomics, created by Lucy Lesport-Hall on 05/13/2013.

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Lucy Lesport-Hall
Created by Lucy Lesport-Hall over 6 years ago
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Ergonomics
1 Definition
1.1 The design of equipment to increase the efficiency of the way it is used by the human body, to promote the health of users
1.2 The science of designing equipment so that it is comfortable and user-friendly
1.3 it can help to prevent RSI (repetitive strain injury) and other health problems
2 Health Risk - Eye Strain
2.1 CAUSE
2.1.1 Sunlight or artificial lighting shining on a monitor
2.1.2 Looking at a screen for too long
2.2 WHAT CAN BE DONE
2.2.1 Take regular breaks
2.2.2 Adjust the screen
2.2.3 Use an antiglare screen
3 Health Risk - Repetitive Strain Injury
3.1 CAUSE
3.1.1 Performing repeated actions (clicking a mouse)
3.2 WHAT CAN BE DONE
3.2.1 Use a wrist rest to support your hands
3.2.2 Take breaks from repeated actions
4 Health Risk - Neck and Back Problems
4.1 CAUSE
4.1.1 Sitting in the wrong position
4.1.2 Sitting in the same position for a long period of time
4.2 WHAT CAN BE DONE
4.2.1 Change height of chair or screen
4.2.2 Adjust the lumbar support
4.2.3 Move the computer closer or further away
5 Health Risk - Pain in knees and legs
5.1 CAUSE
5.1.1 Sitting in the wrong postition
5.1.2 Sitting in the same position for a long period of time
5.2 WHAT CAN BE DONE
5.2.1 Adjust the chair so that your feet are flat on the ground or use a foot rest
5.2.2 Take regular breaks to stretch your legs

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