Ergonomics is derived from two Greek words ‘Ergo ‘meaning work and ‘Nomo’s’ meaning laws. It means the science of work and a person’s relationship to that work.
It is a scientific discipline that helps to analyze and improve human interaction with machines / equipments and the job environment.
Keeping in mind the human body physiology and new technologies and designs, the application of ergonomics enhances performance/ productivity with optional safety.
Fine movements of hands, fingers or usage of one side or certain parts of the body repeatedly hour after hour , day after day ,thousands of times leads to stress, strains ,accumulation of lactic acid, low energy .
Due to abrasions; tender, muscles, nerves may got inflamed/impinged, leading to tingling numbness on hypersensitivity it then becomes a cycle of events. If not interrupted, repeats itself over & over on long term results in chronic problems.
These symptoms or problems are collectively known as RSI Replitive Stress Injuries/cumulative trauma.