Since more studies about the workplace and occupational health appeared, the research has escalated hugely. However, the relationship between biomechanical factors in the workplace remains the subject of considerable debate when is about what is a comfortable workplace. This paper evaluates the available data about the established definitions which according to ergonomics and biomechanics are related to the workplace to define what is the relation between a “healthy and safe workplace” from the point of view of the ergonomic side. As a result, is defined that the lack of biomechanical factors during workplace design are the main cause for musculoskeletal disorders related with work illnesses and is established the priority requirements name or not a workplace as “healthy & safe”.

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