Marilyn Ekdahl Ravicz Offers Home Ergonomics Expertise

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Even those who don’t work at home have work in the home to be done – and it’s just as stressful.

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'Whether you work at home for money, for family care or simply to perform daily tasks, there are ways to perform jobs so that one’s body is not strained or overly fatigued,' Ravicz says.

The importance of ergonomics in the workplace has long been established, but few consider the same requirements for their homes. In her new bookErgonomics for Home-Based Workers: Use Your Brain to Save Your Body” (published by Abbott Press), author Marilyn Ekdahl Ravicz offers more than 20 years of experience to readers looking to make their home space more ergonomic.

“Whether you work at home for money, for family care or simply to perform daily tasks, there are ways to perform jobs so that one’s body is not strained or overly fatigued,” Ravicz says. “Arranging tools, materials and equipment properly, and using them with appropriate rests, shifts in tasks and so forth all help.”

As Ravicz notes, the field of ergonomics has learned how to assist workers to perform successfully. “Ergonomics for Home-Based Workers” applies ergonomic guidelines to home-based work to help children, as well as adults.

Ravicz’s goal in presenting “Ergonomics for Home-Based Workers” is to encourage her readers to realize how easy it is to make simple changes and gain comfort.

“Ergonomics for Home-Based Workers”
By Marilyn Ekdahl Ravicz
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 198 pages | ISBN 9781458209405
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 198 pages | ISBN 9781458209429
E-Book | 198 pages | ISBN 9781458209412
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Marilyn Ekdahl Ravicz earned a doctorate in sociocultural anthropology and spent time doing fieldwork in India, the United States and Mexico. She has more than 20 years of experience in work rehabilitation, work adjustment testing and ergonomic workstation redesign. She is the author of eight other books.

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