Applied Ergonomics Conference Takes New Approach

The Applied Ergonomics Conference Committee has spent months conducting research to identify ways to make the conference better than ever. They interviewed numerous attendees, talked with industry [...]

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Research: Measuring Slip Potential for Walking Surfaces

Introduction We've written previously about slip, trip and fall accidents and accident prevention, noting that it's an important topic that falls within the realm of ergonomics practi [...]

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Applying Ergonomics to Improve Care Quality and Safety in Hospitals

This article is reprinted with permission from The Ergonomics Report™, where it originally appeared on March 1, 2012. Researchers in Israel developed and tested a new repor [...]

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Who Knew Ergonomics Was This Much Fun!?

Ergoweb is participating in the 18th World Congress on Ergonomics, being held in Recife, Brazil, and it has been a week of serious hard work as ergonomists from around the world share and lear [...]

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Professional Certification: Why It’s Important; Why You Should Embrace It

My history with professional certification goes back to 1977 when I was awarded an associate level certification designation from the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). I was just 16 y [...]

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Study: Tablet Use Causes Significant Head and Neck Flexion

This article is reprinted with permission from The Ergonomics Report™ Archives, where it originally appeared on February 22, 2012. A recent study by the Harvard School of Public Heal [...]

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Ergoweb’s Peter Budnick to Participate in Ergonomics Certification Around the World Special Session at International Ergonomics Conference

Peter Budnick, Ergoweb's Co-Founder and CEO, will moderate and participate in a special session focusing on ergonomics certification programs from around the world. The session will take place next we [...]

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Evolution of an Ergonomics Process Success Story

[Note from Peter Budnick: I recently participated in a webinar and one of the attendees asked how to start and lead an ergonomics improvement process in a company that has little or no current unde [...]

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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 ( [...]

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A Safe Place to Learn

Applied Ergo Conference celebrates 15th year GOErgo’s 15th annual Applied Ergonomics Conference and Expo 2012 is right around the corner, as ergo and human factors professionals worldwide [...]

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