ergonomic program Articles

  • Developing an ergonomic program

    Ergonomic issues are found in every aspect of industry. It is one of the more misunderstood topics and often the word alone can cause dollar signs to flash in the eyes of business owners. In reality, a strong Ergonomics program can improve business conditions by increasing efficiency, increasing employee morale and decreasing workplace injuries/illnesses. The key is to look at Ergonomics as less ...

  • Ergonomics—A fresh look

    While Ergonomics remains an indisputable method of preventing workplace injuries and boosting production, the myths and misconceptions surrounding the “E” word has had a tremendous affect on the integrity of this science. Debunking these misconceptions will give you a clear picture of how ergonomics can indeed be a great asset to your organization.Did you ever notice how the operations folks ...

  • 5 Tips for Building Your Company EHS Culture in a Low-Risk Environment

    Environment, health and safety (EHS) programs can do more for your company than simply checking off compliance boxes. EHS can also be an integral part of your company’s culture, demonstrating to employees that their happiness, health and safety is a priority—leading to more productivity and a more proactive approach to minimizing risk. Even in low risk environments, like offices or ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Case study: ergonomic assessments for a multinational pharmaceutical client

    The Challenge: Client needed to conduct an ergonomic survey of all workstations at their facility to ensure that they complied with legislative requirements, and wanted to avoid a ‘tick box’ exercise to merely comply. The corporate manager had a template for ergonomic assessments that she wished to ensure was up to date and could be rolled out to other sites ...


    By EHA Soft Solutions

  • Preparing your EHS program for the recovering economy

    As 2009 progresses into its second half some are beginning to see a beam of light developing at the end of the tunnel for the economic climate of the corporate world. With budgets tightened and staffs lightened, doing more with less has become a practice that many organizations have been adapting to lately, but when the economy does begin to generate some speed again will things resume back to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Healthy office, happy employees: manage risks today for a better tomorrow

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were almost 400,000 musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) reported in 2011. This accounted for 33% of all worker injury and illness cases that year. MSDs are ergonomic-related injuries and disorders that affect muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs. Most common are tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and back ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Workspace design: a case study applying participatory design principles of healthy workplaces in an industrial setting

    The Danish workspace design (WSD) research program is aimed to develop and trial a potential new concept for ergonomists and other workplace consultants who are to engage in socio-technical design processes. The objective of this paper is to report on the trial of the workspace design concept in a case involving the design and implementation of a new mixing technology in an industrial plant. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Does your organization have a strong safety culture?

    Your safety culture reflects your organizations collective response to workplace safety and is evident in shared beliefs, behaviours and values your employees exhibit surrounding safety. A solid safety culture is a good indicator that your workplace injury prevention programs are hitting home with your employees, and while this at times can be difficult to measure, Mark Middlesworth, founder of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 6 Commonly Overlooked EHS Risks for Lower-Risk Facilities—And How to Address Them

    EHS managers of lower-risk facilities understand that, while compliance is a must, their highest priority is ensuring employees work in a safe, comfortable and protected environment. But as companies focus their attention on expanding locally and globally, some EHS risks can be unknown or overlooked. In our experience working with lower-risk facilities—work that has led to the development ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Managing Global EHS Compliance case study

    Challenge: Facing the challenges of operating in an international regulatory environment, a global technology company was seeking a consultant to manage its EHS compliance program across 40 countries located throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Program objectives included ensuring compliance with local EHS regulations and internal management standards. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • How to Plan & Execute an EHS Awareness Day

    A common theme among successful EHS programs is awareness and understanding among employees. Employees need to know what EHS is, why it’s important, and how they can contribute to a healthier and safer work environment. But oftentimes this isn’t the case. According to our research, 72% of employees are ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • EHS today 2009 national safety survey results are in

    EHS Today Magazine’s 2009 National Safety Survey was recently conducted with nearly 1000 industry professionals taking part and providing some qualified insight on the topics of EHS programs, work environments, targeted injuries/illnesses, management support, job duties, OSHA performance and more. The results of the survey are discussed in a recent article entitled “National Safety Survey: Can We ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 5 Statistics That Should Guide Your EHS Strategy

    If you work in environment, health and safety (EHS) or risk management, your role in creating a safe, healthy and comfortable work environment goes beyond checking compliance boxes. You’re also motivated by the people your EHS programs are meant to protect. Employee engagement is a vital component of an EHS program’s success, and engagement starts with EHS managers. EHS managers need ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Industrial Hygiene: Quality Assurance In Air Sampling and Analysis

    Industrial hygiene is the recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic stresses in the workplace. Of the stresses listed, chemical stresses in the form of air contaminants are the most common. Air contaminants, their PELs and TLVs, and how to sample for them, is Industrial Hygiene 101 for most industrial hygienists. However, as simple as sampling and ...


  • Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Safety Violations for Fiscal Year 2015

    The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) reminds workers and industry of the need to address health and safety hazards in the workplace.  Recently, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) named its top ten most cited violations of 2015 at the National Safety Council Congress and Expo.  OSHA publishes this annual list to alert employers ...

  • How to Evolve Safety from Protection to Prevention to Prediction

    I’m in the market to buy a new car. My shopping experience thus far has led me to be absolutely amazed by how much has changed in the automobile landscape in just a few years. The vehicle I’m replacing is only 6 years old, but in terms of technology and capability it already feels like an antique. One observation that stands out is the amazing pace of change in car safety. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • How To Survive An OSHA Inspection

    Untitled Document While there's little upside to facing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection, it is possible to ...


    By 3E Company

  • 63 Percent Diversion and Rising

    Untitled Document The City and County of San Francisco is making great strides towards ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The Stress Mess. What You Can Do

    Untitled Document It's always something, isn't ...


  • Modular robots

    Although robotics has advanced significantly in the past several decades, efforts have primarily focused on programming and software. Robotic architecture, on the other hand, has largely been limited to six degrees of freedom (DOF): three for positioning and three for orientation. As a result, says Charles Khairallah, M.Eng, robot movement is inefficient, and programming becomes highly complex ...


    By Robotics Design Inc.

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