Ergonomics and Magnification

This information is based on an original publication by Luxo.

Given the current industry focus on health and safety in the workplace, understanding the role of magnification instruments and their influence on conditions is more important than ever.

Many related issues are resolved through ergonomic workstations and seating with adjustable heights, proper lumbar support, and specially designed footrests. However, tasks entailing the use of a magnifier can defeat these attempts, as they often require the operator to remain in a “hunched over” position to block reflections and overhead lighting from the lens.

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