Workers’ Compensation Legal Glossary
Employee: A person whose work activities are under the control of an individual or entity.
Employer: The person or entity whose has control over your work activities.
Ergonomics: The study of how to improve the fit between the physical demands of the workplace and the employees who perform the work. Selecting, designing and modifying equipment, tools, and the work environment are all considered.
Essential functions: Duties considered crucial to the job you want or have.