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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 28, 2005

New “Ergonomic” Restaurant Opening Soon in NYC

The focus on the restaurant's ergonomics is "something we believe is workers' rights," a former Windows on the World waiter who is an ROC-NY director, Fekkak Mamdouh, said.
December 26, 2005

Cell Phones for the Elf League

The Enfora TicTalk, the Firefly Mobile
December 19, 2005

BP North America Issues Final Report on Deadly Refinery Explosion

British Petroleum (BP) recently laid most of the blame for a deadly explosion at one of its five refineries in the United States on circumstances some experts could interpret as corporate failings at the macroergonomic level.
December 16, 2005

Ergonomic Holiday Shopping for Wine lovers

Wine lovers on the list will appreciate one of the many wine accoutrements with ergonomic credentials on the market.
December 14, 2005

Ergo News & Updates

Kudos for Humanscale and Remedy Interactive, a new look for AliMed, and the Ergo Cup deadline approaches.
December 14, 2005

A Toast to Ergonomics! Relieving the Pain of Wine Production

Raise your glass to ergonomics research in the heart of the nation's wine country.
December 12, 2005

Rub a Dub Dub

Cleaning the tub is a pain. But a new study by the University of California San Francisco/Berkeley Ergonomics Program indicates that help is on the way.
December 9, 2005

Some Spas Cater to New Kind of Wine Lover

If that cheeky, fruity little number is too unsubtle for the palate, it might be just the wine for a new kind of wine lover.
December 7, 2005

ErgoSolutions: New Resource from Cal/OSHA for Jan/San Workers

"Working Safer and Easier: for Janitors, Custodians, and Housekeepers" - a must have resource for employers and workers.