ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (#2)

Section: Paragraph comprehension

Ergonomics is the science of designing and arranging workspaces so that people and objects interact efficiently and safely. Lack of attention to ergonomics causes thousands of workers to suffer repetitive stress injury, eye fatigue, muscle soreness, and many other medical problems each year. Adequate lighting, well-designed chairs, and clutter-free work areas contribute to effective ergonomic design. The opportunity to take short breaks every hour or two, especially for deskbound workers, is also helpful. It's also important for workers to avoid performing the same movements over and over for hours at a time. Variety in the type of work being done can decrease the chance of injury. According to this passage:

Adequate lighting and well-designed chairs, although important, have nothing to do with ergonomics.
Repetition in the type of work people do helps them accomplish their tasks safely and efficiently.
Short breaks aren't important for deskbound employees because they do little heavy labor.
Ergonomic design also includes keeping work areas well lit and clutter free.