Ergonomics is a scientific discipline that examines the fit between the demands of the task and the capabilities of the users, and provides interventions to improve that fit. Typically, ergonomic interventions and education are performed onsite, and involve the assessment of the person/environment fit, followed by the collaborative development and implementation of plans based on ergonomic principles. While ergonomic interventions have been shown to be effective methods to improve workers’ health and productivity, limited access to ergonomic professionals restricts the use ergonomic interventions in the workplace. This chapter discusses methods to apply telerehabilitation delivery methods to ergonomic interventions, a process we are calling tele-ergonomics.
KeywordsSmart Phone Body Mechanic Ergonomic Intervention Participatory Ergonomic Ergonomic Evaluation
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