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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 […]
October 9, 2006

Safe Patient Lifting Legislation Makes Progress

The lifting, transferring and repositioning of patients is an unavoidable and dangerous reality of hospital work. Legislative efforts to make the activity safer are gaining ground.
October 4, 2006

Psychosocial Variables Related To Occupational Injury

Research from Japan shows that manufacturing employees with demanding work and low job satisfaction are at higher risk of occupational injury. It also shows that depression, lack of job security and several other factors compound the risk.