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December 4, 2007
Ergoweb’s 2008 Spring Training Series will be held in San Diego on April 21st-25th. This popular hands-on training is offered as five different workshops that can be taken individually or all together depending on the needs of the participant. This training series will help attendees recognize and quantify ergonomic gains.
December 3, 2007
A recent study in Britain put a figure on the number of patients who suffer harm from their stay in hospital – one in 10. The question is whether the report will spur Britain to take effective action.
November 26, 2007
The crush of Thanksgiving air travel is a reminder that airlines mislay bags year round and the problem is getting worse. One report over the holidays looks at one airline's search for a cure.
November 19, 2007
A car accident left Eric Ramsey paralyzed and unable to speak. A scientific breakthrough could give him another way to communicate.
November 14, 2007
Peter Budnick will join other renowned speakers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for ICE 2007, and will also serve as Visiting Associate Professor during his stay.
November 12, 2007
The findings from an Australian study on low back pain could be summed up by the adage, “Less is More.” Authors suggest staying active, avoiding bed rest and taking paracetamol (acetaminophen), rather than stronger pain killers or spinal manipulation.
November 4, 2007
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work tackles one of the Continent's headaches - work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
October 29, 2007
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has again struck down legislation aimed at ending the manual lifting and repositioning of patients.
October 21, 2007
Amended regulations designed to strengthen protections against occupational injury could soon be on the books in Canada.
October 15, 2007
A collaboration pact between Blackberry®-maker RIM and Eatoni Ergonomics brings a long-running court dispute to an end.
October 8, 2007
A Dutch study adds another layer to the complex 50-year-old debate about flying and deep vein thrombosis.
October 1, 2007
Exoskeleton devices could enable soldiers, emergency personnel and others to carry more on their backs with less strain. For the present, there is a catch.
September 24, 2007
A poll of Democratic presidential contenders points to a possible win in 2008 for ergonomics regulation
September 17, 2007
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a law in September intended to stop a practice that increases the dangers on the road.
September 9, 2007
A recent report from the United Kingdom sees work as an aid to recovery from back pain.
September 2, 2007
Study shows supplementary eye breaks don't hurt productivity and help data entry operators.
August 27, 2007
A plan to change Venezuela’s time zone is based on knowledge about the value of working with, not against, circadian rhythms.
August 24, 2007
The biggest pain for children returning to school after the summer break could be their backpack.
August 23, 2007
Ergoweb is pleased to announce the appontment of Kimberly A. Monroe, PhD, CPE, as Manager of Ergoweb's Consulting and Training Services
August 20, 2007
Will fatal road accidents like a recent one in Utah speed efforts to see the dangerous practice banned?