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Ergonomic, ergonomics, er-GONE-omist, ergo-NO-mist…or, maybe, just plain “ergo”

Imagine this scene: A multidisciplinary team is gathered for a meeting to discuss an important initiative, one that should have a significant impact on the organisation. The problem at hand has been affecting productivity, quality, employee morale, and has been associated with costly injuries. People are interested. A manager arrives...
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A force gauge is an ergonomist’s best friend!

Force gauges are used by ergonomists to collect quantitative data for PDAs and ergonomics assessments of pushing, pulling, and lifting tasks. We often take measurements 5-6 times, to ensure we are collecting the most accurate data possible, so it’s important to have a force gauge that can “measure” up to...
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