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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 […]
April 30, 2003

Eastern Ergonomics Conference and Exhibition Set for July

Summer EECE Conference to focus on profit.
April 30, 2003

NACE Second Meeting Scheduled for May

OSHA head John Henshaw calls committee together for second meeting.
April 28, 2003

Ergonomics of Web Sites

Recent studies indicating difficulty maneuvering through Irish government websites suggest that virtual government could benefit from ergonomics.
April 25, 2003

Do You Know What That Label Means?

Warning labels are easy to understand when their messages are spelled out. But what happens when only symbols are relied upon to convey the message?
April 23, 2003

The Chair of the Future?

German designers offer custom-designed chair to match person and personality.
April 21, 2003

First Responders Suffering From Fatigue

Recent report indicates that budget cuts, staffing shortages and longer shifts might be leaving the home-front front line drained and fatigued.
April 18, 2003

Cooler Laps Could Prevail

Laptop burns and heating lunch on the computer could become a thing of the past with cooler-running laptops.
April 16, 2003

Ergonannies Warn Mobile Computing Ads Could Be a Bad Influence

Australian ergonomists denounce wireless networking images as irresponsible; Ergoweb's CEO offers his own take as well.
April 14, 2003

Post Office Delivers Mixed Ergonomics Messages

While the U.S. Postal Service is busy signing an OSHA partnership on the east coast, one postal carrier is asked to give up his ergonomic solution out west.