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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 5, 2011

HFES to Host “Overview of BCPE Certification” Webinar

Do you know someone interested in BCPE certification? Does he or she have questions about the certification process? They are invited to attend The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's "Overview of BCPE Certification" webinar on Tuesday, May 10 at 9:00-10:30 a.m. Pacific / 10:00-11:30 a.m. Mountain / 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Central / 12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. Eastern.
May 5, 2011

Students: Apply for the Dieter W. Jahns Student Practitioner Award

The Foundation for Professional Ergonomics (FPE) is accepting applications for the 2011 Dieter W. Jahns Student Practitioner Award. The award is given to the student (or group of students) for an Ergonomics project that demonstrates the major practice areas of rgonomics: Analysis, Design, and Evaluation.