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Environmental Health & Safety



Ergonomics


About the program

Ergonomics is the study of designing equipment and devices that fit the human body, its movements, and its cognitive abilities. Injuries arising from poor ergonomic conditions typically involve the bones, muscles, joints, tendons, and nerves. Symptoms of these injuries are:

Painful joints
Pain, tingling or numbness in hands or feet
Pain in wrists, shoulders, forearms, knees, etc.
Back or neck pain
Fingers or toes turning white
Shooting or stabbing pains in arms or legs
Swelling or inflammation
Stiffness
Weakness or clumsiness in hands
Burning sensations
Heaviness 

What services are available?

How Do I Keep Myself Healthy?

EH&S provides services for Industrial Ergonomics. If you are looking for Office Ergonomics, please refer to http://ergonomics.ucr.edu


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