Tag: Ergonomic Equipment

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Ergonomic Equipment, Best Practices Reduce Risk Of Repetitive Motion Injury

When considering the primary cause of on-the-job musculoskeletal injuries, most people likely envision a one-time event, such as an employee lifting a heavy box while bending from the waist instead of their knees or twisting in an awkward position to ...
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Automation: A Friend Or Foe To Ergonomics?

The number one cause of occupational, lost time injuries is bodily reaction to overexertion, which — according to the National Safety Council — accounts for over 30% of days missed. That injury rate of 27 per 10,000 full-time workers is ...
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How Lift Assist Devices Can Improve Worker Ergonomics Across Multiple ...

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, among its Top 10 most common causes of workplace injuries in 2020 overexertion was fourth, followed by repetitive motion at fifth. With both of these ...
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Why Amazon’s Focus On Injury Prevention Will Likely Improve Ergonomics ...

When Amazon announced its new WorkingWell program — an effort to improve employee health issues and reduce the risk of injuries — in May 2021, the company’s high-profile emphasis on ergonomics established its leadership position among competitors. The company, perhaps ...
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Use These Ergonomic Tools To Lessen The Risk Of Wrist ...

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe The most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics documenting nonfatal injuries and illnesses in 2019 found that warehousing and storage workers sustained 1,020 ...
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Minimize Eye Strain With These Ergonomic Solutions

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe Research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics finds that 330 general warehousing and storage workers experienced an eye injury that kept them out of work ...
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Considering Intelligent Lifting Devices For A Manual Handling Application? Look ...

An intelligent lifting device (ILD) is a lift assist solution or load manipulation system that moves seamlessly and precisely with its human operator’s motion. Programmed to mimic the exact job being performed and acting as an extension of the body, ...
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Presentation Details The Latest Developments In Exoskeletons For Manual Material ...

One of the emerging ergonomic assist technologies beginning to be deployed into manufacturing facilities and warehouses is exoskeletons (also called “exos”). These lightweight, external frames are worn by a worker with the goal of helping them to perform manual, repetitive ...
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Emerging Wearable Devices That Collect Ergonomic Data Offer Potential For ...

Wearable devices are quickly creeping into all aspects of our lives. From smart watches to smart glasses, and even fitness tracker and pedometer apps on the smart phones in our pockets, wearables are tracking our location, the distance we travel, ...
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Reducing The Risk Of Shoulder Injuries With Ergonomic Assist Equipment

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses that required days away from work in 2019, shoulder injuries ...