Position Statement on Ergonomics II

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: November 16th, 2011
Topics: Ergonomics |

Retrieved from: American Industrial Hygiene Association


The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) believes that ergonomics is a multidisciplinary science whose primary focus is the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of musculoskeletal disorders and their risk factors in the workplace. This is accomplished through the application of principles based on the physical and psychological capabilities of people to the design or modification of jobs, equipment, products, and workplaces. The goals of ergonomics are discussed in this document.