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January 2, 2019

The Hierarchy of Ergonomics Controls

Safety experts are familiar with the Hierarchy of Controls, or the Hierarchy of Ergonomics Controls, in this case. That is, once a hazard is identified, we […]
January 2, 2019

Workplace Ergonomics Assessment and Analysis

We just added several new Workplace ergonomics assessment and analysis tools to our Ergoweb Enterprise™ software platform: Ohio BWC/OSU Push/Pull Guidelines ACGIH Upper Extremity Localized Fatigue […]
June 23, 2017

Continuous Improvement Ergonomics: Sustainable by Design

Continuous improvement, or continual improvement, is the ongoing improvement of products, services or processes through incremental and breakthrough improvements.1  What do Lean, Six-Sigma, Total Quality Management, Performance […]
May 23, 2017

Workplace Ergonomics Adds Significant Value

Team Ergoweb 23rd June, 2017 Applying workplace ergonomics through a continuous improvement process is essential for enterprise sustainability. A good ergonomics process plays a key role in […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Television Workstation

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Workers had to work at an improperly conceived television workstation. The workplace consisted of the television station’s electronic equipment, two styluses […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Loading Aircraft Stow Bins

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Ergonomic case study for workers who load aircraft stow bins.  Stow bins installed in passenger compartments of large commercial aircrafts are […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Unloading and Scanning Groceries

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Ergonomic case study for workers unloading and scanning groceries. Workers had to unload groceries from deep basket carts and scan them. […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Shoe Manufacturing Procedures

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Ergonomic case study for shoe manufacturing procedures. Workers had to perform 75 to 100 different manufacturing procedures to produce a pair […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- School Custodians

  Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Worker had to scrub and burnish the floors, clean the carpets, lift garbage cans above shoulder level to empty into […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Automotive Component Assembly Operation

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) PBM Industries assembles automobile parts in Chesterfield, Michigan. Lower Control Arm (LCA) was a new automotive component assembled in PBM Industries. […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Motor and Equipment Assembly

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Ergonomic case study for motor and equipment assembly worker. Worker had to fix cars and assemble engines in the shop by […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Quality Control Inspection

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Workers had to inspect products for quality controls by leaning forward over a conveyor. The work was active and required changing […]