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Ever tried to eat soup with a fork?

It's not easy, is it? Well, ergonomics is about changing all that! We don't mean making it easy to eat soup with a fork, we mean giving you the right tools for the job. Ergonomics is about making your life simpler and safer by taking account of human characteristics when we design things.

This site aims to answer all those questions about ergonomics that you haven't even thought of yet. Explore the Ergonomics 4 Schools Learning Zone, read the frequently asked questions, and if you still can't find the answers, simply ask us!

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Ergonomics 4 Schools  - created by the IEHF
to promote learning about ergonomics among secondary school students and their teachers.