Ergonomics for kitchens

Introduction :
Your back is subjected to high physical stresses in many conditions and situations. Routine tasks seemingly harmless can seriously affect your spine. In fact, today back problems in India and other countries have become lifestyle disease. Problem of overweight and unsymmetrical physical shapes have led back problem in a massive way. Countries like India and especially western part and northern parts, where celebrations of life happen with high calorie food items, back problem are becoming normal with around 70 percent of adults around us saying they frequently have back problems. This makes it all the more important to understand how we can make our life ‘back friendly’ by not straining our backs and so avoiding damage and pain.

In kitchens especially, many negative factors can be ruled out by applying ergonomic principles and intelligent kitchen space management.