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Do your part: Help essential workers do their jobs, ergonomically

In our virtual team meetings, we’ve been talking about how to help home office workers. But what can we do to help essential workers, outside of their homes? Now is not the time to provide training or workplace assessments. Some of these jobs are more demanding than ever before –...
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If only we could see Coronavirus

Half the trouble with germs is that we can’t see them. Imagine if coronavirus was bright purple and you could see everywhere it sprayed. Think how much simpler it would be for us to avoid it! Like the dye tablets that we were forced to chew on dental hygiene days...
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Design, so they don’t reach for it!

If you’re familiar with ergonomics design guidelines, then you are aware of the CSA guideline (CSA Z1004-12) that provides recommended reach guidelines for “frequent”, “infrequent”, and “occasional” work. What do these guidelines represent? For reach, we usually are most concerned with a smaller worker, because a larger worker could stand...
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