Open Access News: over 1200 articles
June 27, 2003
The International Organization for Standardization tackles computer accessibility and comes up with a solution intended to work for anyone.
June 27, 2003
OSHA extends grocery guidelines comment period into August.
June 25, 2003
Forget broadly-focused ergonomics guidelines, the U.K. sets its focus on a smaller part of the whole – specific guidelines for solving workplace stress.
June 23, 2003
Microsoft tries its hand at turning those gestures office workers make at their computers into productive work.
June 20, 2003
Driver distractions are convincing lawmakers in Ottawa to regulate in-car information systems and California officials to dump hands-on cell phones.
June 18, 2003
As more and more Americans tackle the 9-to-5 from the comforts of home, furniture designers are faced with the task of making ergonomics blend into the house.
June 16, 2003
Freedom Paradise resort takes a cue from ergonomics and designs a vacation that's "size-friendly" for large-sized guests.
June 13, 2003
We’ve all heard about computer-related ergonomics in the office, but what about the ergonomics of the non-office computer environment?
June 11, 2003
New study attempts to confirm that Carpal Tunnel Syndrome isn’t linked to keyboard use.
June 9, 2003
Survey in Ontario lists yard work above all to be the most back-aching activity during spring and summer months.
June 6, 2003
OSHA seeks proposals for approximately $1 million in ergonomics guidelines training grants.
June 6, 2003
Agency’s third set of draft guidelines available for review on OSHA’s website.
June 4, 2003
NSC focuses on cell phone usage as well as sleepiness and overall inattentiveness on the road.
June 2, 2003
From fashion to cars, experts in France are taking new measures, and measurements, to find today’s body dimensions.
May 30, 2003
From cars to PDAs, fitting the device to the consumer could mean an ergonomic enhancement will drive the bottom line.
May 28, 2003
Boomeritis and the quest for fun activities might be causing an even bigger headache in the workplace.
May 26, 2003
Program will allow already-certified ergonomists to help others looking to become certified ergonomists.
May 23, 2003
New Jersey’s Ergonomics in Education bill signed while some Utah middle school students get a compromised solution to their school’s lack of lockers.
May 21, 2003
Recent study indicates more, but shorter, rest breaks could benefit workers in industrial settings.
May 19, 2003
OSHA invites comments on second set of draft guidelines and receives work plan from NACE.