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February 2, 2022

Fatigue Failure Ergonomics Assessment Tools Advance MSD Prevention Strategies

Article Highlights: Fatigue Failure theory is a new ergonomics theory about how workers develop MSDs Three recently developed ergonomics assessment tools — LiFFT, DUET and The […]
July 16, 2021

New Liberty Mutual MMH Equations (2021) Added to Ergoweb Enterprise

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company has conducted numerous studies over several decades that help identify and reduce risk of injury related to manual material tasks like lifting, […]
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 […]
May 12, 2020

How to Set-Up and Launch an Ergonomics Process at Your Site

A step-by-step guide to planning an effective ergonomics process at a company site or facility. This is a brief summary article — for more detail and […]
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 […]
January 28, 2020

Exoskeletons and Ergonomics — What You Need to Know

Wearable exoskeletons and ergonomics are getting a lot of attention lately. Exoskeletal devices have already shown great promise and success as rehabilitation and disability solutions, and […]
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 […]
June 28, 2001

Ergoweb’s Applied Workplace Ergonomics Training Awarded ABIH CM Points

Earlier this month Ergoweb's Applied Workplace Ergonomics Training Course was awarded 4.5 CM points from the ABIH.
June 28, 2001

ErgoFlash: Super-Quick News Summaries (6/28/01)

Summary of short articles on ergonomics that appeared in the news.
June 26, 2001

Ergoweb Expands Team – Indirectly

Ergoweb is pleased to congratulate Ryan and Brooke Jeppesen on the birth of their daughter Anikka.
June 25, 2001

More Information on Upcoming Ergonomics Forums

Whether you are in favor of, or opposed to ergonomics regulations, share your opinion by speaking at the forums or submitting written comments via the Internet.
June 25, 2001

CATO Institute Says No to OSHA and Ergonomics Regulations

According to the influential CATO Institute, Congress should shut down OSHA or, failing that, reduce OSHA's enforcement budget, bar OSHA ergonomics regulations, and repeal OSHA's so-called general duty clause.
June 22, 2001

Promoting Employment Through Safety and Health Measures

A new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work highlights for the first time how safety and health measures more specifically can contribute to increasing the employability of European workers.
June 20, 2001

Ergonomics Big in New York City Mayoral Election

Who will be the next mayor of the big apple? If it is one of four Democratic candidates in the running, New York City may find itself with a new ergonomics standard.
June 18, 2001

Ergonomics for the Movie Producer in You

Vienna, Austria will host the XVIth World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, May 26-31, 2002. As part of the conference, a film and multimedia festival and competition will be held.
June 14, 2001

Manning OSHA – President Intends Nomination for OSHA Secretary

The President intends to nominate John Lester Henshaw to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.