coronavirus

Hard-working First Responders

By Sara We, and our children, often view first responders as heroes with superpowers that make them invincible, but they are hardworking everyday people just like us. Just how hard do our first responders work? Many first responders have physically and emotionally demanding jobs. Their jobs involve heavy lifting, high cardio, high pressure situations, and […]
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Gearing up for the biggest return-to-work project ever!

Never before have our clients experienced a shutdown period of this duration. This many workers have never taken so long away from physical work, all at the same time. We’d love to think that the lengthy furlough has meant hours in the home gym, extra walks with the kids, and yoga in front of the […]
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The ERGO impacts of Covid-19

The pandemic is going to change the way “we” work – and by “we”, we mean ergonomists, and all other workers. A recent broadcast email from the leaders of the Applied Ergonomics Society inspired this discussion of these emerging issues. What are your thoughts? How can we do ergonomics assessments while social distancing? The need […]
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