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August 10, 2015

Two-person lift team

Viewing 10 posts – 1 through 10 (of 10 total) January 26, 2007 [private user] What methods are available to evaluate occasionally performed tasks in which […]
March 3, 2015

New Government Requirements Target Employees with Disabilities

Does your company have more than $10,000 in contracts or subcontracts with the USA Federal government, or an agency thereof? Most medium or large companies do, which makes them subject to new affirmative action regulations targeting employees with disabilities.
November 11, 2014

Moving Beyond OSHA Recordkeeping

As we come to the end of 2014, many of us will be finalizing the OSHA 300 and 300A recordkeeping forms to share with employees in […]
November 4, 2014

Sad Farewell to Tom Waters, a Leader Behind the NIOSH Lifting Equation

I was very sad to hear that Tom Waters (Thomas Russell Waters) died last week following injuries sustained in a bicycling accident. Tom was a leading force behind the NIOSH Lifting Equation, and the ergonomics community has lost a great friend and tireless contributor.
October 28, 2014

University Programs for Ergonomics and Human Factors

The following list of University based academic programs was compiled in 2014 by Ergoweb intern Shweta Agarwal. She compiled this information based on voluntary contributions from the Universities, so if a University did not contribute their listing information, Shweta was unable to include them in the list below.
October 1, 2014

Ergoweb Welcomes New Chief Technology Officer

David J. Scalzo joins Ergoweb as CTO. Dave will oversee Ergoweb's technical systems, including our proprietary software systems, web properties and digital media, and internal business processes. He'll also support key Ergoweb partners, including ErgoAdvocate and Ergobuyer.
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Clerical Worker

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Ergonomic case study for clerical worker.  Clerical workers had to perform different tasks using keyboards and applying pinch grip to remove […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- PPG Industries of Pittsburgh

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) An ergonomic case study for PPG Industries of Pittsburgh. PPG manufactures glass, fiberglass, chemical coatings, and resins with world wide operations. […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Loading and Installing Aircraft Seats

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) An ergonomic case study for workers loading and installing aircraft seats. Seats installed in passenger compartments of large commercial aircrafts are […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Travelers Indemnity Co.

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) Travelers is one of the nation’s largest workers’ compensation insurance carriers. Although the company had been prescribing healthy and safe workplace […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Siemens Automotive

  Task Prior to Abatement (Description) An ergonomic case study for workers at Siemens Automotive. Siemens Auburn Hills, Mich-based, designs and manufactures electronic automobile systems. It […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Newport News Shipbuilding

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) An ergonomic case study for workers at Newport News Shipbuilding. Newport News shipbuilding builds nuclear powered aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines. […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Silicon Graphics Inc.

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) An ergonomic case study for workers at Silicon Graphics. Silicon Graphic Inc., headquartered in Mountain View, California, is a leading supplier […]
March 10, 1995

Ergonomics- Computer Workstations

Task Prior to Abatement (Description) An ergonomic case study for computer workstations.  Petroleum Technology Center (PTC) is Marathon Oil Company’s technology and field-operations support facility. It […]