July 18, 2019

Ergonomics Analysis: Checklists vs. Assessments

What’s the difference between an ergonomics checklist and an ergonomics assessment tool, and when should one or the other be used? In general, they may seem […]
July 1, 2019

Is Ergonomics Analysis Helping or Hurting your Ergonomics Improvement Process?

Ergonomics is an improvement process that, when successful, achieves meaningful outcomes such as less muscle fatigue, increased productivity, and reduced number and severity of work-related MSDs […]
August 10, 2015

Two-person lift team

Viewing 10 posts – 1 through 10 (of 10 total) January 26, 2007 [private user] What methods are available to evaluate occasionally performed tasks in which […]
November 4, 2014

Sad Farewell to Tom Waters, a Leader Behind the NIOSH Lifting Equation

I was very sad to hear that Tom Waters (Thomas Russell Waters) died last week following injuries sustained in a bicycling accident. Tom was a leading force behind the NIOSH Lifting Equation, and the ergonomics community has lost a great friend and tireless contributor.
November 4, 2013

Webinar: Making the Case for Ergonomics and Where It Stands in Mobile Technology

Register for the complimentary webinar Making the Case for Ergonomics and Where It Stands in Mobile Technology and hear from experts with years of industry and research experience. Join valuable discussions of the […]
September 9, 2013


Notched wood blocks on car jack Principles affected Force Fatigue Related pages   Background A cradle is any type of temporary holder for a heavy load, […]
June 3, 2013

Desk/Computer Job Ergonomics (Golfer’s Elbow)

March 27, 2013 [private user] Background: I am a computer programmer, which requires me to spend between 7-8 hours a day sitting at a desk using […]
January 3, 2012

Best of Ergoweb 2011

Find out what topics were accessed the most by Ergoweb's 280,000 web site visitors in 2011. At the close of each year we review the previous year's web site statistics to learn what topics drew the most attention. We're always surprised -- and sometimes even dismayed -- by what we learn. These were the most read Ergoweb articles and discussions in 2011 ...
May 10, 2007

ErgoForum: The “Ergonomic” Label – What Does It Really Mean?

In an effort to address the growing use - and misuse - of the "ergonomically designed" claim, Humanscale and Ergoweb Media Group present the first ErgoForum, September 7, 2005 at the Humanscale Showroom, New York City.
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