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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 8, 2013

Keep Things in Easy Reach

An essential aspect of task design is keeping products, parts, and tools that are frequently needed within easy reach.  Focusing on reach provides value in several […]
September 8, 2013

Reduce Excessive Force

Heavy load on arm, hands Heavy pinch force Through the ages, countless tools and machines have served to reduce exertion. The search for even more ways to […]
September 8, 2013

10 Principles of Cognitive Design

Dial difficult to read — too small plus glare Complicated workbench control panel Everyone has had the frustration of not knowing how to do something that […]
September 8, 2013

Work at Proper Heights

Too low Too High A common workplace problem is a mismatch in heights between people and the work that they are doing.  This condition can make […]
September 8, 2013

Work in Optimal Position

Every joint bent and twisted Optimal working position (standing) Optimal working position is a critical factor for achieving both work efficiency and human well-being. These positions […]
September 8, 2013

The Workplace Ergonomics Process

Putting on your ergonomics glasses Ergonomics does not need to be difficult. Certainly there are complex and highly rigorous aspects of the field that must be […]