Open Access News: over 1200 articles
October 27, 2004
Studies show that adjustable workstations can give workers or students more than just a little comfortable relief.
October 25, 2004
Got a package that's hard to open? Design experts say ergonomics could help.
October 22, 2004
New Zealand government proves every occupation can benefit from ergonomics, even the sex trade.
October 20, 2004
Two new studies show that office workers are more productive when temperature and posture are comfortable. Research and practice also indicates that both factors can affect worker productivity.
October 18, 2004
Key Ovation acquires the intellectual property rights to the popular Goldtouch product line.
October 15, 2004
American chiropractors rate the 10 jobs they believe are the hardest on workers’ backs.
October 13, 2004
Recent reports of staffing shortages mean older workers stay on the job longer and that equates to an even greater need for ergonomics.
October 11, 2004
New study pinpoints stretching as non-beneficial before activity.
October 8, 2004
Finding a product that is truly ergonomic may take a little consumer education, but HFES is trying to help during National Ergonomics Month.
October 6, 2004
Recent actions and inactions by OSHA are making all sides of the ergonomics regulation debate a little antsy.
October 4, 2004
If telecommuting seems like a pain in the back or neck, as it does for a growing number of U.S. workers, bringing ergonomics to the home may be just the answer to stop the pain.
October 1, 2004
Computer manufacturer let the average 16-year-old make design decisions for its hip, new computer intended for who else? The average teen.
September 29, 2004
In an attempt to reduce injuries associated with pulling weeds, California bans hand-weeding by farm workers.
September 27, 2004
Not all mats are created equally. Tips to use when purchasing an anti-fatigue mat.
September 24, 2004
Applying some well-planned research, says one designer, is the answer to making successful products that truly are ergonomic.
September 22, 2004
Return-to-Work programs prove invaluable for helping workers with MSDs, including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, get back to work quickly.
September 20, 2004
Human factors involved in airport security could be in line for a change but for the time being, passengers will just have to take off their coats to help improve security.
September 17, 2004
New mouse that operates with nose twitches and eye blinks could make the task of running the computer much simpler, quicker or at least a little different.
September 15, 2004
From plus-sized umbrellas to extra-large office chairs, ergonomics shows its accommodating side to customers and workers.
September 13, 2004
Cooking for a living could be a little easier and less painful with ergonomics interventions says a U.K. study.