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December 19, 2001
One study says YES, that there is a higher incidence of back pain among gynecologists compared to the general public, and that specific workplace risk factors, such as awkward posture, is a likely cause.
December 17, 2001
Ergoweb made a strong showing at this year's National Ergonomics Conference making several presentations and showcasing new products.
December 17, 2001
The conference covered a wide range of topics but it had a particularly strong focus on the health care industry, featuring a large number of presentations on the design of work systems and the redesign of workplace equipment.
December 14, 2001
Learn how New Zealand is tackling ergonomics issues like representation, standards, education and certification.
December 13, 2001
This year, the program has incorporated more educational sessions with topics including ergonomics programs, economic analysis, OSHA citation practices and case studies from companies like Wal-Mart and Toyota.
December 10, 2001
The IEA is inviting applications for the 2002 Liberty Mutual Prize.
December 7, 2001
A piece that examines varying opinions on whether the supple and still growing musculoskeletal systems of young children make them more or less susceptible to the MSDs found in adults.
December 5, 2001
Dr. Peter Budnick, CPE, will speak in three separate sessions during the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition, Dec. 10-13, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Ergoweb will sponsor a booth in the Exhibition hall.
December 5, 2001
Whether you reside in the UK or not, get your opinion in on changes and amendments to current workplace health and safety regulations.
December 3, 2001
An idea for improved ergonomics in Cuba grows into a funded program designed to place ergonomics professionals in the workforce.
November 30, 2001
In the settlement, OSHA explains that a case is work-related if, and only if, a work event or exposure is a discernible cause of the injury or illness.
November 28, 2001
ANSI and AAMI have released a new standard relating ergonomics and human factors to the design of medical devices.
November 26, 2001
As part of Ergoweb's continued commitment to showcasing ergonomics efforts around the world, we will begin a news series called 'Spotlight On!' This series will focus on ergonomics in a particular area such as a national society.
November 23, 2001
Using ergonomics principles and establishing programs to address the problem and cost of MSDs has proven to be very effective. Included are examples.
November 20, 2001
Patient handling, work design, and bringing research and practice together are some of the topics slated for this conference.
November 19, 2001
NIOSH has an expanding research program to address the occupational safety and health needs of working women. NIOSH is conducting research on MSDs among women in the telecommunication, health care, service, and data entry industries.
November 16, 2001
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work have released more reports concerning MSDs at work.
November 14, 2001
Does company downsizing affect musculoskeletal disorder rates? One study looks at this question and possible explanations when the answer is, yes.
November 12, 2001
On the issue of the ergonomics standard, Swanson said that perhaps this December or January the DOL might come out with guidance on the issue.
November 9, 2001
The case is Toyota v. Williams, No. 00-1089. On Wednesday, November 7, 2001, the Supreme Court weighed arguments on what constitutes a disability, and how far does the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) reach.