THE IMPORTANCE OF ERGONOMIC RESEARCH IN HORTICULTURE
Needless exertion should be avoided. Heavy work ought to be lightened or alternated with light work or with sufficient rest pauses. During the work a comfortable posture and easy movements are recommended. The choice of tools and the construction of machines should be influenced by ergonomic considerations.
Fitting the job to the worker contributes to promoting the health and the well-being of the worker, to making the work more attractive and to increasing safety, efficiency and productivity.