eBook: Advantages of a Safety Work Order Incentive Program

Posted May 13, 2019 in Ergonomics , Safety , ebook
Employee satisfaction and retention are hot button issues in today's professional climate - how do you keep good employees and make sure they're happy at work? It's tough, and unlike profits & sales, you can't measure it with a simple metric....
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Infographic: Working with an Ergonomic Partner

Posted April 22, 2019 in Ergonomics , Infographic , Safety , Physical Demands Analysis
Employers who care about their employees are bound to care about ergonomics. Industrial employers whose workers face intense physical challenges are beginning to understand that ergonomic principles are vital in keeping their workforce free of...
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What is a Certified Professional Ergonomist?

Posted April 16, 2019 in Ergonomics
  When you work with a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), you’re getting the benefit of his or her careful training in “the profession that applies theory, principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and...
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What is Ergonomics?

Posted April 08, 2019 in Ergonomics
“Ergonomics,” says the International Ergonomics Association, “is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data and...
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eBook: Ergonomics: It's Not a One-Time Thing

Posted April 02, 2019 in Ergonomics , Safety , ebook
Employers who care about their employees are bound to care about ergonomics. Industrial employers whose workers face intense physical challenges are beginning to understand that ergonomic principles are vital in keeping their workforce free of...
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Building a Better Handle: How a Simple Ergonomic Solution Reduced MSDs

When it comes to designing production processes, engineers are key players. But if they focus on tools, machines, materials, and calculations alone, without considering the human factor, the results may only see success in the short-term due to...
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Worth It: Making the Financial Case for Ergonomics

You’re convinced that you need to add ergonomics to your strategies for improving workplace processes and procedures. That is, you believe in a careful analysis of the ways your employees interact with the other elements of the system in your...
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What is "Disparate Impact?"

Posted August 07, 2018 in Ergonomics , Safety
When physical ability testing is challenged by the EEOC, it’s often on the grounds of the tests’ “disparate impact” on women.
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Ergonomics and the Human Result

Posted July 31, 2018 in Ergonomics , Safety
One of the simplest definitions of ergonomics is “fitting the job to the worker”. But how do you achieve good ergonomics if neither the job nor the worker is understood? Attention to physical risk factors, psychosocial risk factors, and work...
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The Dangers of Repetitive Tasks in Non-Manufacturing Environments

Posted July 24, 2018 in Ergonomics , Safety
Repetitive tasks are often associated with manufacturing environments. However, it is important that repetition, as an ergonomic risk factor, is not overlooked in the non-manufacturing environment. Repetitive tasks can be seen in all walks of...
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