Ergonomics is the practice of designing products, services, interfaces and environments to suit the physical and cognitive characteristics of humans. The field relies on sciences such as psychology, biomechanics, physiology and anthropometry. It has its roots in efforts to improve organizational performance and health & safety initiatives.
|Definition||Designing things to suit the physical and cognitive characteristics of humans.|
|Synonyms||Human factors |
|Value||Health & SafetyImproving sales by making products more pleasing to use.
Increasing workplace productivity.Reducing human error.|
|Related Concepts||Customer ExperienceHealth And SafetyHuman ErrorHuman Scale|
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