Technical aids compensate for physical or mental limitations, promote skills and protect against health problems.
This work equipment can imply custom-made or standard series products. They include a wide range of products such as office furniture, transport vehicles, load handling devices, machines or tools. The products should meet ergonomic standards and ensure that they are as barrier-free as possible. These requirements are also anchored in the idea of "universal design", a design concept expressly required by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.