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Ergonomic Safety

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

Working in road construction, we use jackhammers a lot. We’re constantly breaking through concrete to do one repair or another. Lately, I’ve been feeling a tingling sensation in my right...Show more
The Bottom Line: Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The Bottom Line: Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant Blake McGowan shares the findings of a recent study on the prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in the working population,...Show more
The Bottom Line: 2 is the New 3

The Bottom Line: 2 is the New 3

Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant Blake McGowan summarizes the findings of the 2014 study that revised the NIOSH Lifting Equation.Be sure to check out our free...Show more
The Bottom Line: Tablet Use: What are the Risks?

The Bottom Line: Tablet Use: What are the Risks?

Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant, Blake McGowan, summarizes the study "The State of Ergonomics for Mobile Computing Technology" and shares ways to reduce the risk...Show more
The Bottom Line: Benefits of Standing and Treadmill Workstations

The Bottom Line: Benefits of Standing and Treadmill Workstations

Certified Professional Ergonomist and Managing Consultant, Blake McGowan, summarizes a recent study on the benefits of standing and treadmill workstations.Be sure to check out our free...Show more
Say No to Exercise Balls in the Office

Say No to Exercise Balls in the Office

by Humantech Inc.
Humantech's board-certified professional ergonomist, Greg Cresswell, explains why it's not such a good idea to trade your office chair for an exercise ball. Learn why they are better for...Show more
Minimizing Back Pain for Cubicle Workers

Minimizing Back Pain for Cubicle Workers

Back pain is not an inevitable consequence of a desk job. Give your back a break by following some common sense suggestions to better back health on the job:Check your posture when siting...Show more
Avoid Work Related Musculo-Skeletal Disorders

Avoid Work Related Musculo-Skeletal Disorders

Work Related Musculo-Skeletal Disorders (WMSD's) are the most common ergonomic workplace injury. They are also known as repetitive strain injuries or cumulative trauma disorders. These soft...Show more
Setting Up Your Computer Environment

Setting Up Your Computer Environment

To set up your computer chair, push your hips as far back as they can go in the chair, adjust the height of the seat so that your feet are flat on the floor, and adjust the back of the...Show more
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