Tag: Ergonomic Training

EASEErgonomic Solutions

EASE Council Panel To Discuss Ergonomic Manufacturing Solutions At MODEX ...

Annually, U.S. manufacturers lose nearly $8.32 billion due to serious, non-fatal workplace injuries. According to the 2023 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index’s Manufacturing report, the top cause is overexertion when handling objects. (It’s also the top cause of injuries across ...
EASESafety

EASE Council Alliance Furthers OSHA Workplace Safety Education Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has formed an alliance with the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council of MHI. The partnership currently covers the state of Georgia. Together, the two organizations will work ...
EASEEducation

New Research Examines Biomechanical Efficacy and Factors Affecting the Adoption ...

While the benefits of implementing ergonomic equipment are well documented, the reasons why workers do not always use such equipment are less so. To assess existing research on these topics, the members of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) ...
EASEGuidelines

Use Improvement Assessment Checklists As Part Of Your Ergonomic Evaluation ...

To lower the risk and severity of musculoskeletal injuries associated with manual handling tasks, there are a variety of interventions and improvements that can occur. Multiple benefits can be gained when managers and workers seek new handling practices and equipment ...
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For Safer Handling Change These Four Manual Work Practices

Although automation is increasingly appearing throughout supply chains, hand laborers and material movers performing manual tasks still fill the majority of warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment jobs. Indeed, an average of 1.06 million openings for these positions will be available annually ...
EASEErgonomic Solutions

Discover How Ergonomics Can Improve Worker Productivity And Retention

This article previously appeared in MHI Solutions Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 4. Being able to operate equipment without being injured or too fatigued to do much of anything else for the rest of the day goes a long way in ...
EASEErgonomic Solutions

EASE Council Presents Panel Of Ergonomists To Discuss Workplace Safety ...

With improper ergonomics representing two of the top 10 non-fatal workplace injuries in the 2022 Liberty Mutual Insurance Workplace Safety Index, it’s more important than ever to implement better workplace safety measures. Together, overexertion when manually handling objects (number 1) ...
EASEGuidelines

Resolve To Create A Proactive Ergonomics Improvement Action Plan In ...

Why does your operation need a proactive ergonomics improvement action plan in 2023? If yours is one of the hundreds of U.S. businesses that’s experienced a non-fatal workplace injury in its facilities, then you know first-hand the direct costs: workers ...
EASEGuidelines

Guidelines For Safe Equipment Use Minimize Risk Of Worker Injuries

For operations looking to move away from exclusively using human power to handle individual items and containers in warehousing and fulfillment operations, there are a variety of recommendations for the selection of — and guidelines for the safe use of ...
EASEErgonomic Solutions

Two EASE Council Videos Detail Benefits Of Industry Group Membership

Working together to educate facility owners and operators about the importance of safer, healthier, and more ergonomically correct workplaces, the members of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Council of MHI are encouraging other manufacturers of this type of ...