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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 […]
September 28, 2001

Ergonomics for Children and Educational Environments

The purpose of the Ergonomics for Children and Educational Environments Technical Committee is to provide a forum for the international exchange of scientific and technical ergonomics information related to children and educational environments.
September 26, 2001

More Liberty Mutual Data on Workplace Safety

Liberty Mutual data shows that ninety-five percent of business executives report that workplace safety has a positive impact on a company's financial performance.
September 25, 2001

Young Minds on Ergonomics

Texas 5th grader wins award for designing ergonomic tool.
September 24, 2001

U.S. Department of Labor Postpones Latest Announcement on Ergonomics

The U.S. Department of Labor will temporarily postpone the announcement of a plan of action on ergonomics.
September 21, 2001

Shift Work and Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

More research is suggesting that shift work may have an adverse effect on the person's health. Dr. L G P M van Amelsvoort of the Netherlands recently published work that suggests shift work may actually be related to specific heart problems.
September 17, 2001

EFTA Countries Join EU-Safety and Health Information Network

The new EFTA sites will provide access to up-to-date national OSH information
September 15, 2001

Stress and Fatigue in the Workplace

Safety and Health Agencies in the UK and New Zealand have compiled research, issuing statements and guidelines for combating stress and fatigue in the workplace.
September 12, 2001

On the Day After

Ergoweb has many colleagues, members, and friends across the globe. Many, I
September 10, 2001

ErgoFlash: Super-Quick News Summaries (9/10/01)

Summary of short articles on ergonomics that appeared in the news.