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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Infographic: Ergonomics for Everyone: Designing with Every Employee in Mind

Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and day-to-day tasks occurring on the job. 
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Human-Centric Design: Adjustability is the Key

It’s no secret that humans are all shapes and sizes. All you have to do to see these different sizes is look around you while you are at work, the grocery store, the airport, a sporting event, etc. How do we account for these different sizes of...
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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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eBook: Ergonomics: Prevention Through Design

Posted March 05, 2019 in Safety , ebook
The International Ergonomics Association (IEA) defines the ergonomics field in broad terms as “the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system.”1 Working in a professional...
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The Benefits of Creating an Age-Friendly Workplace

The American workforce is aging, as workers live longer and postpone retirement. In the face of these demographic facts, the concept of the “age-friendly workplace” is emerging from academic research into implementation.1
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Infographic: A Fit For Work Guide to Protecting Your Aging Workforce

As America’s workforce ages, employers are looking for ways to keep this valuable demographic on the job. How do we ensure we retain this talent and keep this valuable worker population healthy?
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Best Practices for Hiring and Retaining Older Workers

The fact that our workforce is aging1 has been viewed with alarm in some quarters—but a realistic assessment accentuates the positive. On the Society for Human Resource Management web site, Dana Wilkie points out that older workers, blue-collar...
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eBook: Injury Prevention and the Older Worker

Posted February 18, 2019 in Safety , ebook
As America’s workforce ages, concerns about reducing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other injuries among this growing segment are increasing. Employers value these experienced workers—and with good reason.
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