physical demands

The ERGO impacts of Covid-19

The pandemic is going to change the way “we” work – and by “we”, we mean ergonomists, and all other workers. A recent broadcast email from the leaders of the Applied Ergonomics Society inspired this discussion of these emerging issues. What are your thoughts? How can we do ergonomics assessments while social distancing? The need […]
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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 the task. A variety of […]
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