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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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push. Push. PUSH!!

People push and pull things all day long – doors, wheelchairs, buttons, chairs, bins, and boxes. We rarely think about the best way to push something. Ergonomists, asked about the risks associated with pushing a load, will usually focus on the force required, the hand height, the type of grip required, pushing frequency, and the […]
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