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The Value of Ergonomics — How Ergonomics Shapes Safety Culture
Lower Costs, Boost Productivity Through Proactive Ergonomics
Ergonomics is the science of designing the workplace, keeping in mind the capabilities and limitations of the worker. Poor worksite design leads to fatigued, frustrated and hurting workers. This rarely leads to the most productive worker. More likely, it leads to a painful and costly injury, lower productivity and poor product quality.
Ergonomics: Controlling the Hazards
Carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries, muscle strains, and other work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as these can be prevented. By implementing ergonomic solutions in the workplace, you can help reduce the number and severity of work-related MSDs.
Workplace Athlete Health
Engage Manufacturing Employees in Health
Engaging manufacutring employees in wellness is difficult. Here are five practical wellness engagement tips from HealthFitness.
The Arguments For and Against Workplace Stretching Programs
I’ve read every study, article and report I can find about workplace stretching programs. The narrative of the authors who are against-pre-shift-stretching is nearly always the same …
The Battle for Better Safety
Engagement, or a lack of it, is the biggest problem in the workplace today. The Gallup surveys tell us that 71% of employees are NOT fully engaged. Safety suffers when engagement is missing. How could it not be? If people aren’t engaged in their work, then they aren’t going to be engaged in safely doing their work.
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Advanced Rapid Entire Body Assessment (REBA)
In this technical training course you will learn how to use the REBA assessment tool to evaluate whole-body postural risks.