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How Canadian researchers are getting it right with ergonomics

On June 25, 2021, I attended a webinar hosted by CRE-MSD, presented by Dr. Nick LaDelfa which he called, “Neuromuscular response to repetitive workloads relative to current upper extremity ergonomics thresholds”.  That sounds a bit intimidating, but I’ll try to make it more practical for you here. Over the past year or so, we’ve been […]
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What ergonomics isn’t

Some people think that ergonomics is about teaching people to sit up straight and lift with their legs. When we do an assessment, unless we explain very carefully that we’re hoping to see people working the way they normally do, we’re sometimes entertained by a “show” of what people think we want to see. When […]
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