Five practical tips for implementing new sit/stand furniture in an office
When an engineering control is not possible, how and why should we "engineer" the ergonomic admin controls that protect workers from injury?
The importance of ergonomics: How one inch can make a difference in workplace safety and performance
Did you know that the placement of your keyboard and mouse can have a significant impact on your physical health and work performance? In industrial workplaces, the locations of conveyors, boxes, parts, and tools have similar effects. In this post, we’ll explore the importance of ergonomics and how even a small difference in reach or […]
Sometimes you get that feeling, like someone is watching you. And maybe that makes you sit up straighter. Our Social Media team had some fun with that theme, creating some videos that we’ll share over the next few months. We used our life-size wooden mannequin to represent an “ergo” monitor. The images above were clipped […]
Ewwww! I don’t like that metaphor either. But gore aside, workers often find the “best way” to do a task. And ergonomists are sometimes asked to evaluate alternative methods. How do we do this? We use objective analysis tools to compare methods. Some ergonomists use motion capture tools, which evaluate how much time is spent […]
regonomics way to load carryon luggage to overhead bin
I’ve been using a vertical mouse for a month now, so I thought I’d share my anecdotal findings. I chose the “Logitech Lift”, shown above left. Prior to adopting this new pet, I was using a Microsoft mouse, shown above right. First off, shopping for mice is difficult, particularly if you want to use the […]