The formal process of utilizing knowledge about the work environment along
with the design of the human body to fully integrate the two systems. Biomechanics
views people at work as special types of machines performing tasks alongside
other machines. Human beings can only productively function within the scope
of their strength, flexibility, and endurance. The goal of biomechanics is to
ensure that the work environment properly fits the needs and abilities of individual
workers. Biomechanical analysis is often utilized in factory settings.