Open Access News: over 1200 articles
September 17, 2003
Looking to cut costs on the state’s workers’ comp system, lawmakers in California vote to dump vocational rehabilitation and cap physical therapy and chiropractic care for the state’s injured workers.
September 15, 2003
Letters to Ergoweb address control in the workplace, nurses and early return to work programs and ergonomics in the classroom.
September 15, 2003
National Advisory Committee on Ergonomics makes plans for its third meeting.
September 12, 2003
Harley Davidson makes its first major modifications on its Sportster line in over 20 years. And you know what the modifications are? Ergonomic.
September 10, 2003
While reports focus on the negative sides of recent jumps in productivity, ergonomics offers ways to keep productivity gains positive.
September 8, 2003
Back pain, neck pain? Sometimes rest can be both the solution and the problem.
September 5, 2003
Newly-unveiled mouse designs offer users more versatility in look, feel and action. Oh, and black leather, too.
September 3, 2003
As California looks to reform its state’s worker’s compensation programs, Ergoweb takes a look at how one costly type of injury adds up for the insurer.
September 1, 2003
A well-respected authority looks at the relationship between back pain and ergonomics.
August 29, 2003
More attempts at easing the pain of airline travel for both passenger and employee.
August 27, 2003
A recent study indicates that American workers think injuries won’t happen to them.
August 25, 2003
New study says it’s not the amount of time spent each day at a job that builds stress but the environment in which the job takes place.
August 22, 2003
September 19 deadline for presentation abstracts for the 7th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference.
August 20, 2003
As kids head back to school, will ergonomics go with them?
August 18, 2003
Canadian study indicates women have a higher rate of MSDs when tackling traditionally male jobs.
August 15, 2003
New glove being designed to translate sign language into computer-generated speech.
August 13, 2003
Research sponsored by Clorox proved that housekeeping is more than just a theoretical pain.
August 11, 2003
Aging or not, simple tips might be the best solutions to incompatibility issues between prescription lenses and computers.
August 8, 2003
Everything from productivity to drowsy-driving laws could impact late-night and long-shift workers and possibly the companies who employ them.
August 6, 2003
Recent actions in Maryland and Washington could mean changes for ergonomics for workers and employers in those states.