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 […]
Johns Hopkins researchers find that location within the United States influences the likelihood of experiencing a work related injury/illness. New England, California and Michigan-Wisconsin experienced higher average rates than other regions.
A 1993 Swedish study on psychosocial issues and musculoskeletal disorders ranks as the most cited occupation health research of the last almost 60 years, a telling pointer to the elusiveness of firm answers about the link between the two.
The Stress Index (OSI) is a new assessment tool that focuses on psychosocial risk factors. The OSI could become a valuable staple in every ergonomist's toolbox to identify psychosocial contributors to workplace disorders and barriers to return to work.