The complexity of the tasks and the productivity drive place high demands on man and workspace. Actually two thirds of the jobholders suffer from physical stress at work. Ergonomics is more than posture training and adjustable furniture. Ergonomics covers the physiological, cognitive and organisational aspects of the working environment. Ergonomically designed workspaces, a target oriented perception and posture training as well as a trade-specific improvement of working processes are fundamental for safety, health and productivity of the employees. Physical stress, short time
absences and long term damage will be reduced and job satisfaction will increase.