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Increased Productivity

Ergonomics increases one’s physical and mental capabilities.  Those working at a job that requires, for example, a less-awkward posture or fewer repetitive actions, are more productive, more efficient, and more able to achieve high-quality output. 

A 2003 study from the International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics found that a printed circuit assembly factory saved $574,560 in a single year on parts rejection costs after implementing ergonomics improvements. In addition, they saw a reduction in the rejection rate, an increase in monthly revenue, and improvements to productivity and quality.


Contact Dr. Gary Allread, SRI-Ergonomics Program Director, to Learn More: