ergonomic aid


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ergonomic aid

Any engineered enhancement that makes human beings more comfortable, healthy, or productive while performing tasks in which people and technology interact.
See also: aid
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Preventive measures range from correction of poor eyesight and depth perception, to the use of balance-promoting exercises, hip pads, and ergonomic aids such as well-placed handrails.
This effort has led to the creation of a corporate selection and design strategy for materials handling systems that are used as ergonomic aids.
The Cheap Tips section is especially useful because, after investing in cabling and computer equipment, many libraries have little money left for proper furniture and other ergonomic aids. The site's Library Case Study, which shows how a library workstation can be improved for patron comfort, includes illustrative before-and-after photographs.