Improving the Occupant Experience in LEED Buildings: It’s Time for Ergonomics

In Canada and the United States, individuals spend more than 90 percent of their time indoors and are becoming increasingly more aware of their environment and how it impacts their health (Hancock, 20 [...]

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Study: Psychosocial Factors Significantly Related to Shoulder Pain

[Editore's note: This article is reprinted, with permission, from The Ergonomics Report™, Ergoweb's popular subscription-based online publication. Subscribers have had acces [...]

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A Possible OSHA Ergonomics Protection Standard

[Editor's Note: In 2001, the US Congress overturned a nationwide ergonomics standard soon after it had been signed into law by the President. Dr. David Cochran, the author of this article, pla [...]

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Questions and Answers: Improving Outcomes — Office Ergonomics Success Stories

On March 21, 2012, Ergoweb held a webinar titled "Improving Outcomes -- Office Ergonomics Success Stories." Attendees asked many questions -- far too many to answer during the webina [...]

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Evidence: Investing in Adjustable Workstations Produces Healthy ROI

[Editore's note: This article is reprinted, with permission, from The Ergonomics Report™, Ergoweb's popular subscription-based online publication. Subscribers have had access to this [...]

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Review: A Strategy for Human Factors/Ergonomics as a Discipline and Profession

A colleague brought to our attention a recent article that appeared in Ergonomics, the official Journal of the Institute for Ergonomics and Human Factors, titled "A strategy for human factors/ [...]

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Submit Your Product for the 2012 Stanley H. Caplan User-Centered Product Design Award

The Product Design Technical Group (PDTG) of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society welcomes submissions for its 11th Annual Stanley H. Caplan User-Centered Product Design Award. T [...]

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Submit Your Product Design Research for the Human Factors Prize

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society welcomes your submission for the 2012 Human Factors Prize: Recognizing Excellence in Human Factors/Ergonomics Research. The prize w [...]

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More Evidence Supporting Ergonomics as a Business Improvement Strategy

A well formulated and executed ergonomics program is once again shown to be a significant contributor to the organizational bottom line. The latest evidence comes from research conducted by Univers [...]

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Successful Strategies to Prevent Prolonged Disability for Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

[Editor's Note: This article is reprinted with permission from The Ergonomics Report™, where it was originally published on 31 January 2012.] Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (W [...]

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