Tag: Workers’ Compensation

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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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Exoskeletons Have Potential To Help Workers Perform Manual Material Handling ...

With the current U.S. workforce both aging and not as fit as it was 25 years ago, companies are examining a variety of ergonomic assist solutions to help workers perform manual, repetitive material handling activities safely and efficiently. One such ...
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Avoid These Three Common Ergonomics Mistakes

Even as operations are adding more automation and technologies that free personnel from redundant or repetitive work, manual material handling tasks remain. An emphasis on safety and proper ergonomics — as well as investing in ergonomic equipment that supports safe ...
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Until Automation Does Everything, Protect Your People With Ergonomic Solutions ...

With unemployment at record lows, U.S. manufacturing, distribution and warehousing operations are increasingly evaluating automated material handling equipment as a solution to their ongoing challenges in attracting, hiring and retaining people. Yet, for many small companies, the significant investment required ...
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Three Steps To Successfully Gain Upper Management’s Support For An ...

Congratulations! You’ve recently been tasked by upper management to implement an industrial ergonomic initiative within your company. But just because the top brass says they want to invest in creating a more ergonomic work environment doesn’t mean they have a ...
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The Real Impact Of Poor Ergonomics, By The Numbers

Did you know that U.S. companies spend $94 billion on workers’ compensation costs annually? It’s a shockingly large number. However, the good news is that — as a general trend — this number is steadily decreasing as more companies invest ...
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5 Key Steps To Create A Culture Focused On Worker ...

Technology and automation are changing the landscape of manual material handling. However, these tasks still require repetitive movement and physical activity. That’s why it’s all the more important to put a significant focus on ergonomics and worker safety, elevating it ...