A good tool helps you in so many ways. And there are many benefits to ergonomics
. So when you have a good ergonomic tool you reap twice the benefit and get some synergy
Investing in a good ergonomic garden or landscaping tool provides a return in health, functionality and enjoyment of your outside jobs. Whether a weekend gardener, a lawn caring homeowner or a professional landscaper; having the right tool for the job is always worth it.
1. Reduce Chance of Injury
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A good ergonomic landscaping tool, if properly used, will reduce your chance of developing a repetitive stress injury
or suffering from an acute trauma. The tool should let you work in a good posture
without excessive leaning or twisting and it should not require excessive force to use, thereby reducing back and shoulder injuries. It should also let you work while maintaining a natural wrist position
to increase your strength and control while reducing the chance of wrist injury.
A good ergonomic garden/landscaping tool will increase your efficiency. As such you can get more work done in less time or with less effort. You could either dig that ditch in half the time or with less sweat and elbow grease or both.
3. Increase Your CapabilitiesHaving the right landscaping tool will increase your capabilities. You can dig more, trim trees higher or get the weeds out of that flower bed without disturbing any of the important plants.
4. Have More FunBy simplifying the tasks, allowing you to get more done in less time and easing the strain on your body, a good ergonomic garden/landscaping tool can increase your enjoyment of your outside activities. At the very least they will be less frustrating if not actually fun.