Ergonomics: Fact vs. Fiction

Posted May 22, 2017 in Ergonomics
While working with clients in various industries, and attending/presenting at ergonomics-related conferences, I encounter many interesting conversations and discussions about fact vs. fiction or “ergo myths.”
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Infographic: The 5 Most Common Ergonomic Risk Factors

Posted May 18, 2017 in Ergonomics , Infographic , MSDs
 A question often asked is, “What are ergonomic risk factors and which ones are worse than the others?” The answer to that question is not as straightforward as it may seem. 
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3 Additional Ways Ergonomics Boosts the Bottom Line

Posted May 16, 2017 in Ergonomics

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Ergo Doesn't Have to Be a 4 Letter Word

Posted May 11, 2017 in Ergonomics
Ergonomics sometimes gets a bad reputation for being viewed as a “fuzzy” science, or as a psychology-related performance issue; or as a health and safety issue instead of an engineering one (or vice versa). However, in terms of benefitting...
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Infographic: How Do Musculoskeletal Injuries Strain the Bottom Line?

Posted April 26, 2017 in Ergonomics , Infographic , MSDs
 Days away from work, direct costs, indirect costs, and annual treatments of musculoskeletal injuries add up, costing your business time and money. 
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4 Strategies for Establishing Effective Stretching Programs

Posted April 05, 2017 in Ergonomics , stretching
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common work-related injury today, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “More than 600,000 workers have MSDs, resulting in days away from work each year,” cites a U.S. News Health and...
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The Relationship Between the Physical Demands Analysis and Ergonomics

Posted March 22, 2017 in Ergonomics , Physical Demands Analysis
One of the frequently asked questions received involves the relationship between the Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) and ergonomics. Some organizations believe that the PDAs will benefit their organization, while others believe an ergonomics...
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Understanding Ergonomics in Your Work Environment

Posted February 27, 2017 in Ergonomics

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Infographic: Ergonomic Assessment Tools for Your Workforce

Posted February 23, 2017 in Ergonomics , Infographic

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Get to know Fit For Work's Director of Ergonomics, Dr. James Rethaber

Posted February 21, 2017 in Ergonomics
Dr. James Rethaber, Ph.D., CPE, is currently the Director of Ergonomics at Fit For Work, LLC. Dr. Rethaber has worked in the fields of orthopedic sports medicine, biomechanics, and ergonomics for over 15 years. He is responsible for analyzing...
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