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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 19, 2010

Is That Ball Ergonomic?

This article explores the challenging question of "what makes something ergonomic," using exercise balls, which are often labeled 'ergonomic' by their promoters, as an example. This series of examples demonstrate that the context of use for an exercise ball, or any other product in question, is critical to the credibility of an ergonomic label.
May 19, 2010

Safe Patient Handling

Ergo-PATH System presents an exclusive 3-day seminar "Safe Patient Handling System: How to Design, Implement and Sustain SPH for Long Term Success". This interactive training, which introduces strategy, processes and evidenced-based tools, will take place in Chicago, IL on June 24-26, 2010.