Ergonomic assessment is a scientific and practical analysis to find out how to improve working environment conducive and fit for people to work. Most people have been relegated to their work stations without much of physical activity in the advent of technological progress.
To improve work productivity as well as prevent disorders resulting from poorly designed workstation, a comprehensive ergonomic assessment is helpful both to the employer and the employee.
Jobs such as those in information technology and outsourcing require people to work for long hours at their desks, oftentimes, adapting poor posture. This can cause in many of health problems known as Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).
Musculoskeletal disorders are among the most common occupational complaints in places like the US, UK, Canada, China, India and many other countries that have employees leading a sedentary (deskbound) type of work.