It’s the program everyone loves to hate. It takes a lot of work, and the benefits aren’t always clear. I am speaking about ergonomics, the science of fitting the workplace to the individual. Most agencies implement an ergonomics program to benefit their employees and lower worker’s compensation costs. These programs, though, are as piecemeal and Read more about How to Do Ergonomics Right[…]
Welcome To The Risk Control Show Ep 131. Well, well. The WELL Building certification and what it means for public agencies in California. Technology is ever evolving and unfortunately that means we have to do more things online. Today, Mike and Steve discuss how to report OSHA injury data online using the new web portal Read more about Ep 131. Well, well. The WELL Building certification and what it means for public agencies in California.[…]
This week’s challenge is all about Ergonomics The Monday Morning Challenge is a free audio program covering a variety of risk management improvement topics. MMC is designed to help you level up your risk management program in every aspect. 52 Weeks. 52 Challenge. 1 week to complete each challenge. We release a new MMC every Read more about Monday Morning Challenge – Ergonomics[…]
Carpal tunnel syndrome Researchers are doing their homework and that means you just might be able to avoid carpal tunnel surgery. In this study, researchers followed 120 women to determine which treatment modality was best – physical therapy or surgery? The winner? 60 got surgery and 60 got desensitization maneuvers PT. Physical therapy was found Read more about Physical therapy better than surgery for carpal tunnel[…]
The old saying goes – it’s always something! That is certainly true in the world of risk management. And that something is: Text Neck. I am not sure who coined the term, but it sure is fitting. Text Neck (TN) is becoming a global epidemic, so much so that it has its own website dedicated Read more about Text Neck – the new carpal tunnel[…]
We love Ted talks and this time they explain how great posture is key to everything you do. Watch these quick Ted Ed videos which explain why good posture is so important and just maybe you will be feeling better in a few weeks.
What do binoculars and ergonomics have in common – more than you think. Field and Stream wrote a great piece on using binoculars safely and it got me thinking about combat ergonomics in the work environment. Here’s a few strategies for avoiding those painful injuries in the concrete jungle: Clear Your Route I literally have Read more about Combat Ergonomics – Serious Tactics For Avoiding Repetitive Injuries[…]
Here is a great article on ergonomics and the way technology is changing the face of the game. Enjoy! Is the One-on-One Office Assessment Dead? | EHS Today.