Why would a manufacturing plant want the same ergonomics program that an office building has in place? The easy answer: It wouldn’t.
The objective in ergonomics is prevention medicine. That’s why it’s key for employers to implement top-tier ergonomic standards before injury occurs.
In this RIMS session, Michelle Despres of One Call shares how employers can prevent their employees from suffering from a work from home injury.
Graduate students are young and don’t often feel the effects of repetitive motion injuries. But that’s not the case in industry and manufacturing, where the glovebox workforce is aging and workers report severe symptoms.
A pilot program at a large beverage manufacturer drastically reduced the frequency of poor ergonomics decisions by employees.
As we approach almost a full year since office closures and work-from-home mandates, this National Ergo Conference session delves into the various ways to incorporate ergonomics into your remote work setting.
A double session at the virtual ErgoExpo conference will delve into the practical realities of planning, establishing and maintaining ergonomics programs that deliver the most benefits for users and the greatest ROI for C-suites.
Many workers are celebrating an extensive work-from-home option, but physical and mental injuries may go undetected.
At a virtual session of the National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, we’ll explore how changes to overtime and culture can make health care safer.
At a digital session of the National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, two experts explain their system for helping health care workers prevent injuries.
Sean Gallagher of Auburn University and Rachel Michael, co-chair of the National Ergonomics Conference, will present in a paired virtual presentation on January 19.
From how to improve remote workstation ergonomics to the truth about squat lifting, here are 2020’s biggest ergonomic stories.
Occupational exoskeletons are a growing domain of wearable technology designed to assist workers who perform physically demanding jobs. Exos seek to reduce injury risk for commonly injured body parts and are gaining traction in the workplace. There has been significant progress with exoskeleton standards, research and device development this year. Much has changed in 2020,… View Article
Two digital sessions at the virtual National Ergonomics conference will teach attendees how to evaluate the success of ergonomics programs and how to communicate their value to a variety of stakeholders.
Technology has advanced to the point that employers can pinpoint causes of injury and develop targeted safety improvements.
New technologies are great at combating material handling injuries, but workers may still need to move or lift heavy objects. That’s where body mechanics comes in.
At an upcoming National Ergo Conference digital session, experts in biomechanics and safety will teach attendees how to make training on proper lifting technique more effective.
Underlying medical conditions are usually the defining feature of an extreme ergonomics accommodation case.
Working from home has become cemented in our everyday lives, especially with the ongoing threat of COVID-19. However, the threat of worker injury does not disappear.
This year’s conference will highlight new technology to combat fatigue and the synergy between ergonomics and optimal performance.