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"Jeff has provided my company with a number of safety lectures relating to LPG and LPG Equipment. These were extremely informative, easy to understand and enjoyed by all employees attending."
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Ergonomics in the Work Place

Ergonomics in the workplace is the 'fit' between people and their work, putting people first - taking into account their capabilities and limitations. It aimes to ensure tasks, equipment, information and the environment suit each worker.

Many aspects have to be considered for each worker including:

  • the job being done and the demands of the worker
  • the equipment used
  • the information used
  • the physical environment
  • the social environment

Ergonomics considers all physical aspects of the person:

  • fitness and posture
  • body size and shape
  • position
  • vision, hearing and touch of the worker
  • stresses on muscles, joints and nerves.
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