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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 […]
December 30, 2002

The Ergonomics Of Popping a Cork

What New Year's celebration would be complete without a handful of ergonomic corkscrews?
December 28, 2002

OSHA Announces Drop In Workplace Injuries in 2001

OSHA and Labor Secretary Chao comment on continuing drop in workplace injuries
December 27, 2002

All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Healthier Boy

Australian Study Says Vacations Could Be Bad for Health
December 23, 2002

Santa’s ‘Elves’ Get Help From Ergonomics

Toy makers rely heavily on ergonomics to make toys that fit the child this holiday season
December 22, 2002

Union Sends Not-So-Jolly Greeting In Attempt to Organize Brylane

Holiday catalog features employees with MSDs and safety-related injuries
December 20, 2002

British Retailer Jokes Around With Holiday Stress

ASDA replaces music with jokes to lighten the mood of stressed-out shoppers
December 18, 2002

OSHA Head Says Government Can’t Create Guidelines for Everyone

Henshaw's speech at conference asks individual companies to step to the plate.
December 18, 2002

Ergoweb Reports Significant Growth in 2002

Ergoweb Inc. announces that the company expects to post a more than 30 percent increase in revenues for 2002.
December 16, 2002

Construction Co. Signs Alliance with OSHA; Oregon Launches Ergonomics Website

Washington Group International Signs Alliance with OSHA; State of Oregon Launches Ergonomics Website