ergonomic work strategies

Outdoor municipal workers face many physical challenges in their day to day work. How can ergonomics help?

Our Stories: Ergonomics Adventures in Municipal Public Works

Municipalities encompass a broad variety of positions, from police to office work, and from long-term care to Zamboni driver. Today, let’s focus specifically on public works. Public works employees perform a wide range of tasks that vary day to day and season to season, making ergonomics planning particularly challenging. This article explores these unique challenges […]
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Advice to my younger self – Three questions to ask retirees before they leave your organization, to prevent musculoskeletal disorders

Did you know that musculoskeletal disorders account for 36% of all work-related injuries? It’s the leading “nature” of injury, in nearly every occupation, according to Ontario statistics. As experienced workers retire, invaluable ergonomic strategies are being lost. Here’s how to capture that wisdom before it’s too late. The Importance of Learning from Retirees What could […]
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