Open Access News: over 1200 articles
September 10, 2004
New study indicates that too little movement could cause back pain that mimics an injury.
September 8, 2004
New study indicates that the pain from heavy backpacks could be breeding life-long back problems in children.
September 6, 2004
OSHA stresses management, employee involvement and training in its third set of industry-specific voluntary ergonomics guidelines.
September 2, 2004
Gardeners and manufacturers are turning to ergonomics to take the discomfort and even some of the tediousness out of gardening.
September 1, 2004
New training styles and conferences aim to improve ergonomics, safety and comfort in health care environments.
August 30, 2004
Recent survey finds that Dutch are getting both taller and wider.
August 27, 2004
All sorts of ergonomics fixes are available, but still musicians aren’t always ready to adopt ergonomics to reduce their unique work-related injuries.
August 25, 2004
Facing absenteeism rates of 25 percent, Norwegian companies are banking on ergonomics concepts to get workers to come to work.
August 23, 2004
Faster return to work and ease of completing tasks are both by-products of outreach efforts intended to help federal office workers with disabilities work more productively.
August 20, 2004
For workers who just can’t seem to get enough accomplished at work due to lack of sleep, a company in New York offers ultra short-term accommodations specifically designed for the power nap.
August 18, 2004
The CDC's reorganization plans leave groups wondering how occupational safety and health will be impacted.
August 16, 2004
Study indicates that changes in the health care system may be causing increases in musculoskeletal disorders in nurses.
August 13, 2004
From portable video games to loaded backpacks, applying ergonomics to back-to-school could mean reducing the risks of injuries for today’s children.
August 11, 2004
New survey of physicians indicates that men and women get their back pain from different sources.
August 9, 2004
New doctor hours are becoming more ergonomic but they're also creating a rift with older doctors and medical scheduling.
August 6, 2004
Trends in office furnishing include customized cubicles and ergonomically-designed desk chairs, all being touted by employers as potential ways of luring new employees and retaining old ones.
August 4, 2004
New study finds that companies who make final hiring decisions based on tests for carpal tunnel syndrome could be wasting money.
August 2, 2004
More libraries are adopting self-service checkout to reduce injury risks to staff.
July 30, 2004
Recent study looks at the usability of websites and finds they don’t always "fit" their intended, older audience.
July 28, 2004
Liberty Mutual’s research indicates that today's ergonomic office equipment is just fine but the set up may still need tweaking.