Safety

Office Ergonomics

The past two blog entries have focused on industrial ergonomics.  Hopefully you have a greater understanding of ergonomics in an industrial setting and are a master at implementing simple cost-effective solutions to improve workstations.  Now that you are an industrial expert, you may be wondering how ergonomics apply to an office setting.  Industrial ergonomics and …

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Tips for Industrial Workstation Design

Last week, we defined industrial ergonomics and discussed strategies that would ensure the success of an ergonomic initiative.  We also discussed some of the pitfalls of trying to implement a program when there is not a solid plan in place.  I would recommend reading that post titled, “What is Industrial Ergonomics?” before proceeding any further …

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What is a Functional Movement Screen (FMS)? Why is it Important?

You may have heard of a Functional Movement Screen before and wondered what it was.  If you have heard this term used, you probably have an interest in fitness or overheard someone else that has an interest in fitness talking about it.  This screen was developed by physical therapists in the late 90’s and has …

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MUUV Well: An Injury Prevention Program

Spoiler alert:  we are going to talk about ourselves in this post.  We are not trying to brag, or be too “salesy,” we just want to introduce this awesome program to you!  We are very excited about what we are doing to create healthy workforces and eliminate musculoskeletal injuries in a unique and personalized approach. …

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Physical Demands Analysis (PDA): Why this is Crucial

Look at your company job descriptions.  Once you pull it up, scroll all the way to the bottom.  Most often, this is the section is where you find a brief descriptor about “physical demands.”  Usually, this section has a blanket statement that says something like “must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.”  Occasionally, …

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