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May 13, 2020

Preparing Employees for a Return-to-Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many employees to stay home, and others to work reduced schedules. This extended time away from work may result in some […]
February 6, 2020

How to Design Ergonomics into the Workplace

“Designing in” workplace ergonomics is viewed as an integral part of an effective ergonomics process.  Non-office workplace environments are constantly changing – and new ergonomics challenges […]
December 16, 2019

Ergonomics Standards and Guidelines

Here’s a list of ergonomics standards, guidelines, regulations and compliance resources. It was last updated on January 29, 2020. The list is comprehensive, but we’ve surely […]
November 18, 2019

Managing an Ergonomics Improvement Process

Managing ergonomics at a site requires a lot of planning, coordination, and communication.  An effective ergonomics improvement initiative relies on contributions of people throughout the organization […]
November 4, 2019

How to Develop a Site Ergonomics Plan

A well constructed site ergonomics plan is critical for ensuring that everyone involved in the ergonomics process understands what needs to occur, and who is responsible […]
March 9, 1995

Manufacturing Industrial Equipment

Source Jegerlehner, James L., 1995, John Deere Dubuque Works, Workers’ Participation Helps Reduce Cumulative Trauma Disorder Injuries, Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII. Task Prior […]
March 9, 1995

Instrument Test Fire Fixture

Source Longmate, Arthur R., 1996, Johnson & Johnson, Ergonomic Control Measures in the Health Care Industry, Occupational Ergonomics. Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Workers had to […]
March 9, 1995

Manual Delivery

Source Fehrenbacher, D., and Wick, John, L., 1995, A Successful Back Injury Reduction Program, Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII. Task Prior to Abatement (Description) […]
March 9, 1995

Box Building and Closing

Box Building and Closing Source Wick, John, L. , and Johnson, D., 1994, Implementing Ergonomic Changes With Limited Resources, Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII. […]
March 9, 1995

Deere and Company

Source CTD News, August 1995, An Ergo Process That Runs Like a Deere, CTD News. Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Deere and Company is the world’s […]