Have you had any ergonomic challenges using touchscreens? If so, we want to hear from you. What did you do to correct the issue. Touchscreens may increase reach distances and reach frequencies due to their location. If they are positioned … Continue reading
We would like to hear what you would like to learn about in 2013. What are the pressing issues within your organization? What are your Ergonomic goals for 2013?
Do your older workers have challenges doing your jobs? If, so what ergonomic initiatives have you implemented? ERGO Inc Aging Physiology Information
It is still very surprising to me that many organizations view ergonomics and safety as separate initiatives. Most JHSCs do not know how to look for ergonomic (or better called Musculoskeletal Disorder) hazards in their workplaces. How does your organization … Continue reading
Next month, the Ministry of Labour has planned a month long inspection blitz on Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and Ergonomics. In particular, the blitz will focus on manual material handling risks in the industrial, construction, mining and health care sectors. Manual … Continue reading
Do you mouse with your right hand? Is your mouse located to the right side of your keyboard? If so you are not alone. This is the typical way we have all been taught to set up our keyboard and … Continue reading
Tell us about your chair. What do you like and what do you dislike? What model and make are you using? What adjustable features do you have and use? The chair has been deemed the ”most important peice of furniture” to … Continue reading
How do you calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) for ergonomics initiatives? The goal of ergonomic interventions is to eliminate or reduce injuries and injury claim costs, and to improve the health and well-being of workers; however, calculating ROI based … Continue reading