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Forklift Ergonomics & Safety

Forklifts are a great tool for helping workers get things done. Inventory can be moved quickly and easily, without having people manually lift heavy items, and possibly injure themselves. Machinery like forklifts can help employees do their job more efficiently, but... Read More »

Will the Gym Ball Replace the Office Chair?

In the past few years, there have been various articles suggesting the use of a stability ball as an office chair. By continuously activating the muscles in your back and improving your core strength ? sometimes termed “active” or “dynamic”... Read More »

Preventing Shoulder Injuries

Did you know that the risk of shoulder injury increases 3 to 5 times when doing overhead work? Above shoulder work should be designed out of the workplace, but some situations require it, such as a mechanic working under a car. How to Reduce Shoulder Injuries Perform... Read More »

Other Causes of Wrist and Forearm Discomfort

A poorly set up workstation can become a cause of pain in the wrist and forearm. Taking the time to ergonomically assess a workstation is important to prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the hand, wrist, and forearm. After this has been done, if symptoms... Read More »