Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) – Risk Factors Fact Sheets
Any body position can cause discomfort and fatigue if it is maintained for long periods of time. Standing, for example, is a natural body posture, and by itself poses no particular health hazards. However, working for long periods in a standing position can cause sore feet, general muscular fatigue, and low back pain. In addition, improper layout of work areas, and certain tasks can make workers use unnatural standing positions. Two aspects of body position can contribute to injuries. The first relates to […]
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2022 Ergonomics Planning: Top 5 Factors That Will Impact Injury Prevention
2022 is underway and it’s the perfect time to evaluate your Ergonomics Program to identify gaps to ensure risk reduction, as well as improved productivity, work quality, and overall job satisfaction.
Ask yourself – does our organization have the key components for a successful and first-class Ergonomics & Injury Prevention Program? Here are the top five essential ergonomic program components.
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