Global Ergonomics Month is an international outreach campaign promoting human-centred design through the science, application and profession of ergonomics or human factors. These disciplines are focused on optimizing overall system performance and human well-being by proactively designing work and work systems that improve efficiency, productivity, health, safety and comfort.
Ergonomics is ultimately good for business and good for people. The purpose of Global Ergonomics Month is to raise awareness and educate the public on the benefits of ergonomics. Some key audiences include:
Business leaders and decision makers
Health & Safety Professionals and Representatives
The International Ergonomics Association recognizes Global Ergonomics Month and promotes activities globally.