Washington State Analysis

A Washington State analysis of case studies related to office ergonomics showed a median productivity increase of 12% following an ergonomic intervention. New studies from the Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC) suggest that employees who are provided with well-designed ergonomic...

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National Ergonomics Conference 2011

It is that time of year again for the National Ergonomics Conference.  If you are interested in current employer practices, leading technology, or evaluation techniques for reducing injuries you may want to be there. Vegas is the place. http://www.ergoexpo.com/

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Strategies for strong, pain-free hands

Beneath the skin, your hands are an intricate architecture of tendons, joints, ligaments, nerves, and bones. Each of these structures is vulnerable to damage from illness or injury. If your hands hurt, even simple tasks can become a painful ordeal....

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Early reporting is important!

“It is critical to get help when you notice the first symptoms of repetitive strain. If you are an employee, tell your supervisor you have a concern. If you are an employer consider putting together a policy that encourages your...

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