Why do clients call us? Typically, organizations call us: when they need to build a library of physical and cognitive demands analyses after employees report discomfort or injury that they attribute to a job when the supervisor, HR Manager, JHSC, and Safety Professional are not able to identify a practical solution to the concern when […]
It’s planning time, so we’ve put together a dozen questions that will help you to focus your ergonomics initiatives in the coming year. We audit ergonomics programs, so if you’d like more help setting some 2022 ergo goals, give us a call. Of all the injuries that happen in your facility, what percentage were strains […]
Ergonomists interact most with manufacturing engineers, so I will use the title “engineer” to refer to those who work in manufacturing. (Hopefully, my husband will forgive me for excluding civil, chemical, electrical, and other engineers who deal less frequently with the human-machine interface.) Manufacturing engineers work with computer networks, robots, machines, tools, and materials-handling equipment. […]
Estimated reading time: 2:45 We are often asked to do assessments where forward reach turns out to be the most significant issue. Our recommendations often involve changes that look insignificant…we want to chisel away at this table, or nudge the part bin a bit closer, or reinstall two pieces of equipment closer together by a […]
Check out our article in the Ergonomics Canada 2018 magazine!