Design and disease.

@article{Wely1970DesignAD,
  title={Design and disease.},
  author={P van Wely},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={1970},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={
          262-9
        }
}
Ergonomics has the aim of promoting efficiency, comfort and health. In research and practice, efficiency and comfort are generally the main criteria; one assumes too easily that the health promoting effect goes parallel. Disease of the musculoskeletal system are a major source of health related absenteeism in industry. A study revealed that the ergonomic situation of the work place is connected, in many cases, with the occurrence of physical symptoms of these diseases. Bad design of machines… CONTINUE READING

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