This article summarizes the October 2 2023 conference which was hosted by CRE-MSD.
Most of our clients hire us because they need help to reduce sprain/strain injuries. We are typically contacted by the Human Resources department or, more specifically, Health and Safety. This is a natural consequence of the way most organizations see ergonomics: fitting work to people so strain/sprain injuries can be avoided. As we’ve pointed out […]
For most of us, home office workstations started as a “temporary” gig during a period of uncertainty and turmoil. In the beginning, that home office space felt like an oasis of Zen amid household chaos. Initially at least, this approach worked for many of us. We could retreat to our closet or basement “home office” […]
I use my full-sized laptop keyboard (shown above left) when I work at client sites, but to set myself up ergonomically in my office, I prefer to connect my laptop to an external keyboard, mouse, and screen. I use my laptop as a secondary screen. This works well for me, but for some reason, I have […]
Supervisors are an untapped resource of information about the costs associated with ergonomics issues. These questions can help you to understand how an ergo intervention might save the company money.
Our entire team is heading south next week to participate and present at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2023 If you are coming to New Orleans, please find us to say hi, and come to our presentations to support our ergonomists! As an “applied” conference, we know that next week’s program will energize us with ideas […]
We use surveys to gather information from people we do not have an opportunity to meet personally, perhaps because they work on other shifts, or in remote locations. We also use surveys when we want to give people time to consider their responses. This article focuses on the value of pre-assessment surveys in an industrial environment.