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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 […]
November 30, 2005

Live From Las Vegas: Key Ovation Takes a Bite of APPLE!

Key Ovation Showcases the New Apple - Compatible Ergonomic Keyboard, for the Mactonish users, this week at NECE 2005, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
November 30, 2005

Singapore Launches National Ergonomics Standard. An Example to the World

The city state off the tip of Malaysia, which is an industrial and economic powerhouse, launched The Code of Practice for Office Ergonomics or Singapore Standard 514 (SS 515) in November and is standing by to reap the benefits in improved productivity and economic growth.
November 28, 2005

“Ride of the Valkyries” Joins Saucy Billboards as Dangerous Driver Distraction

Recent research fingers almost everything inside and outside a car as a dangerous driving distraction.
November 25, 2005

Digital Manufacturing Solution to Aid Whirlpool-India’s Ergonomics Strategy

The technology offers a two-in-one ergonomic benefit as it targets the user's precise needs while streamlining the design, manufacture and servicing of the appliances.
November 23, 2005

Michigan’s Ergonomics Standard is Progressing, Despite Opposition

It's a brave effort because the state is as politically antagonistic to regulations as the present United States Congress.
November 22, 2005

British Ergonomist: Keep Your Eyes on the Motorway!

Cell phone chats, speeding lorries, and now semi-naked models. There's a whole lot of swerving going on
November 21, 2005

Shrunken Classics for Text Messages. An Ergonomic Learning Aid?

A new method for shrinking literary verbiage for text messages is crafty, but is it ergonomic?
November 18, 2005

Countdown to the 2005 National Ergonomics Conference and Expo

This years NECE to host its largest audience ever; exposition sold out and waiting list for exhibit space created.
November 16, 2005

ASSE Offers Ergonomic Tips to Help Reduce MSDs in Missouri

Missouri Preparing for Approaching Workers' Comp Law