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May 10, 2019

Ergonomics Injury Claims Gone Wild

Are your ergonomics-related injury claims going wild? A continuous improvement ergonomics process delivers clear, significant, measurable ROI. A dig-in-your-heels approach produces huge costs and enormous waste.
January 17, 2019

Ergoweb Announces New Website Launch

CAREFREE, AZ (January 14, 2019) – Ergoweb, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based ergonomics management software for over 20 years, announced today the launch of their […]
January 4, 2019

Workplace Exercise Programs and Ergonomics

The industrial workplace is often littered with complaints of musculoskeletal dysfunction, limited physical function, and painful injuries. This creates increased costs associated with process disruptions, absenteeism, […]
September 6, 2013


Common issues   Common options for improvement First issue Two styles of reachers many types of reachers available on the market. A feature to consider is […]
September 6, 2013


Common issues High volume production Pressure point On-going use of scissors in production can create a few critical problems, in particular: Repetitive squeezing motions pressure points […]
September 6, 2013


cutters in general: countersinking, reaming [in development] Common issues The primary concern is heavy force to drill through a hard object.  Working in an awkward position […]
September 6, 2013


Common issues Heavy repetitive motions;  awkward positions; vibration Using wrenches can potentially involve heavy and/or repetitive motions, often in an awkward working position. Some power wrenches […]
September 6, 2013


Common issues Awkward, inefficient Manual screwdrivers are adequate for infrequent tasks, but generally insufficient for typical assembly tasks. They tend to be  awkward and require too […]
September 6, 2013

Handheld Fixtures — Grippers

Self-closing gripper for buffing small parts Principles affected Fatigue Related pages Workstations Fixtures Background Picking up and holding small items can be difficult for several reasons, […]
September 6, 2013

Foot pedals

Background Old sewing machine Manipulator using potter’s wheel Foot pedals were common in the past as a source of power in various tools and equipment. Sewing […]
September 6, 2013

Manual Pumps

Background Manhandling barrel to empty liquid Pumps should be considered whenever liquids are handled in heavy containers. In particular, the availability of inexpensive manual pumps is […]