Open Access News: over 1200 articles
March 14, 2005
Transport Canada is working towards a code that could change the usability of high-tech in-vehicle control systems to make them much less distracting.
March 11, 2005
New running shoe automatically adjusts to running surface, runner’s weight and running style to give wearer the appropriate level of cushion no matter what the terrain.
March 9, 2005
Expert tells health care conference attendees that to really reduce the costs of absenteeism and presenteeism, workplaces need to focus on preventive controls. That includes ergonomics.
March 7, 2005
A bill introduced in both the U.S. House and Senate seeks to stop mandatory overtime for nurses to help improve patient care.
March 4, 2005
New research finds that orthodontics give pain to the orthodontist, too.
March 2, 2005
Ontario government creates an ergonomics advisory group to offer recommendations regarding a province-wide plan for reducing workplace injuries.
February 28, 2005
Study finds that computerized decision-making systems can help reduce errors in healthcare.
February 25, 2005
Recent innovations in pet care include ergonomics for both man and beast.
February 23, 2005
Report indicates that seniors are racking up injuries faster than ever and should be made more aware of injury potential, particularly in seemingly safe locations.
February 21, 2005
Newly-developed devices modeled after slithering creatures could help improve the way certain medical, and non-medical, procedures are performed.
February 18, 2005
New study suggests that giving out free ear plugs at rock concerts could reduce potential hearing loss for attendees, but how many attendees are really willing to use them?
February 16, 2005
FabLabs, MIT's miniature manufacturing plants, could help turn concepts like a single, customized ergonomic tool, into a reality for almost anyone.
February 14, 2005
8th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference opens registration for its free 'Applied Ergonomics In an Outsourced World' audio conference.
February 11, 2005
New study claims steroid injections are as effective as surgery for the medical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.
February 9, 2005
Annual warning labels contest gives credence to analyzing the intended user for product design while also reminding users that toilet brushes are never to be mistaken for toothbrushes.
February 7, 2005
International Ergonomics Association announces its call for entries for its 2005 IEA/Liberty Mutual Prize and its IEA Fellow Award.
February 4, 2005
UK company promises computer comfort with its hip computer center that’s anything but a workstation.
February 2, 2005
Cell phones take another hit: this time young drivers are the target as cell phones are found to age their reaction time by 50 years.
February 1, 2005
Hospitals, professionals and other institutions rely on Hoggan Health's ergoFET Push and Pull Gauge for gathering data with accuracy and reliability.
January 31, 2005
Samsung introduces a talking text message system that may even help reduce certain injury risks for persistent text messagers.