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October 10, 2019

Leveraging Ergonomic Design Guidelines

Effective ergonomics processes emphasize both improvement and prevention – reducing ergonomics risks in existing operations while ensuring the ergonomics acceptability of new products and equipment.  Ergonomic […]
September 26, 2019

Why Standardize Your Workplace Ergonomics Assessment Tools?

Successful ergonomics improvement programs include at least these 4 steps: Identifying Potential Ergonomics Issues Ergonomics Assessment Tools Controlling Ergonomics Risks Cost Justifying Ergonomic Improvements If your […]
April 5, 2006

Ergonomics Bill Opposed in Connecticut

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) says Connecticut employers prefer to rely on the recommendations of the National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics for guidance.
April 5, 2006


Low lifters, stackers, telenecks, order pickers, reach trucks and their cousins in the forklift family tree are rolling hazards. They can crush operators, strike nearby workers and collide with moving or stationary objects.