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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 […]
June 27, 2012

Driver Distraction: Glance Patterns and Durations, More Research Needed

The advent and prevalence of mobile phones, texting, and interactive vehicle dashboards have brought concerns over driver distraction to the forefront. Peter Budnick reviews new research that attempts to investigate the relationship between eye-glance duration, location and history to driver distraction and the likelihood of a crash. The authors rely on real-world driver data collected before the prevalence of mobile devices, but they're biggest finding is that we need better real-world driving data before we can precisely understand eye-glancing as it relates to driver distraction and resulting crashes.