Open Access News: over 1200 articles
July 21, 2004
NHTSA points to research that indicates driving while phoning is dangerous no matter how it's done.
July 19, 2004
A U.S. federal appeals court overturns new truck driver regulations citing the potential for back injury and poor performance on the part of drivers.
July 16, 2004
Smaller keypads, tiny screens. . . do designers really take ergonomics into consideration when creating new mobile phones?
July 14, 2004
New study hoping to determine how the brain reacts to sea sickness so work at sea can be a little more agreeable.
July 12, 2004
New study shows that shifts over 12 hours could equal an increase in errors by nurses.
July 9, 2004
New workstation may not be the ideal for productivity, but it lets the user really get comfortable.
July 7, 2004
Labour unions and other organizations in Ontario are pushing for province-wide ergonomics regulations.
July 5, 2004
New report looks at some of the fact of developing and treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
July 2, 2004
New survey looks at the relationship between worker stress, a lack of sleep and how it all impacts productivity.
June 30, 2004
Ergoweb's upcoming training seminar in Park City, Utah, is filling fast -- don't miss the opportunity to learn more about ergonomics while enjoying summer in this world-famous mountain town.
June 30, 2004
New study indicates that office workers believe their own productivity is much more likely to be impacted by good ergonomics rather than programs that build morale.
June 28, 2004
New NASA plan aims to remove some of the potential stress from air traffic controllers.
June 25, 2004
New technology could make it easier for blind people to maneuver city streets.
June 23, 2004
An initiative that started on the ground floor ends up as providing relief and improved working conditions for garment workers in California.
June 21, 2004
Small pains like headaches and backaches may not seem important but a recent study show that they can cause productivity problems; plus, how ergonomics literally paid off for one company.
June 18, 2004
Summer conference hopes to help curb ergonomics-preventable injuries for healthcare workers.
June 16, 2004
Even when heat stress or heat exhaustion aren't the issue, working in the heat can still have negative impacts including loss of productivity.
June 14, 2004
New study indicates that workers who think their VDUs are causing them a big pain in their necks are probably right.
June 11, 2004
More than just telecommuting, high tech companies are finding ways to make it simple for workers to choose where and when to work.
June 9, 2004
Recent report indicates companies are turning to ergonomics to combat “sick” days, particularly when the sick days have little to do with illness.