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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 […]
August 1, 2003

How They Did It — Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

An overview of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center's successful Zero Manual Patient Lift (ZMPL) program.
August 1, 2003

What Do Employees Really Need to Know About Ergonomics?

Training and education is important is important for every business, but exactly HOW important are they to ergonomics success?
August 1, 2003

Ergoweb Answers: Computer Eyewear

Ergoweb and its readers answer questions about computer eyewear.
August 1, 2003

Ergonomics Training: Everybody Needs It

Dr. Alan Hedge discusses how everyone benefits from a little ergonomics training.
August 1, 2003

Working When the Temperatures Rise

How to battle a hot work zone.
August 1, 2003

Helping Employees Take the Heat

Tips for hot work.
August 1, 2003

Are Cell Phones Really Turning Drivers Into Dangers?

A review of recent research regarding cell phone use leads to a number of interesting conclusions.
August 1, 2003

Who Needs Words When You Can Abbreviate?

Putting the words back into ergonomics' abridged dictionary.
August 1, 2003

Pillow Talk

Tips for finding the best pillow.