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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 […]
July 30, 2003

Surly Supervisors Take More Than Mental Toll On Workers

New studies indicate that boss-related stress could be causing long-term harm to the overall health of the workforce.
July 28, 2003

Proper Plucking Earns Extension

OSHA grants additional time for comments on the draft ergonomics guidelines for poultry processing.
July 25, 2003

Australians Spend Day Practicing Safe Text

July 25 declared National Day of Safe Text for Australians.
July 23, 2003

How Safe Is Sleepy?

New rules hope to resolve accuracy issues by mandating sleep.
July 21, 2003

Water Cooler Still Beats Internet For Wasting Time

Survey shows Europeans workers still prefer the art of conversation when looking to kill time.
July 18, 2003

Using Ergonomics to Capture the Moment

A little advice to help create usuable and enlightening video analyses.
July 16, 2003

Ergonomics Invades the Dressing Room

Survey on America's size has sizable ergonomics potential.
July 14, 2003

Easing the Task of Pushing and Pulling

Tips for making pushing and pulling tasks simpler.
July 14, 2003

Ergoweb at Eastern Ergonomics Conference

Ergoweb Inc., along with ergonomics experts and practitioners from across the country, came together in New York City last week to share ideas, successes, failures and innovations at the 2nd Annual EECE.