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April 28, 2004
Insurance representatives assert that part of the reason for high worker's compensation rates could be the result of not putting injured workers back on the job.
April 26, 2004
While researchers are looking for future ways of halting the impact of vibration from hand tools through medical management, ergonomics is already adept at reducing the impact.
April 23, 2004
Self-contained, 'ergonomically-designed' personal potty means wearers get relief wherever and whenever they need it.
April 21, 2004
Researchers are looking at ways of employing ergonomics for creating environments tailored to work with autistic children.
April 19, 2004
Governor expected to sign the Worker's Compensation reform bill into law today.
April 16, 2004
New reports focus on the impending vision problems of an aging population, but ergonomics can help accommodate declining vision, particularly for computer users.
April 14, 2004
New government report indicates that driving may be the most dangerous activity workers engage in.
April 12, 2004
New study indicates that shoulder pain isn't always just the result of physically-demanding jobs, sometimes it's even associated with boredom.
April 9, 2004
New study indicates that small men's gear isn't the fit most women are looking for when they head to the great outdoors.
April 7, 2004
NFIB begins a lobbying campaign to stop a potential Michigan ergonomics standard before it ever starts.
April 5, 2004
Top lawmakers in California agree to a plan to overhaul the state's worker's compensation system but the plan still needs to pass the legislature before it can become law.
April 2, 2004
Not sure whether to stretch or just dive right in? Research is indicating that the latter, if done appropriately, may be the better bet.
March 31, 2004
British office worker survey indicates that workers can pick out bad office habits but may not be willing to do anything to change them.
March 29, 2004
New government report offers insight on overexertion, repetitive tasks and MSDs in the workplace.
March 26, 2004
Doctors are reporting more soft-tissue injuries coming from off-work activities. Could your own workout be putting you in pain?
March 24, 2004
Ergoweb announces three new locations for its 2004 public training course series: Park City, Utah; Baltimore, Maryland; and Houston, Texas.
March 24, 2004
Two new exoskeletons hope to work with humans to make tasks like lifting and movement simpler and less risky for their wearers.
March 22, 2004
Study shows that workers on the late shift may be more susceptible to musculoskeletal disorders.
March 19, 2004
Automaker uses a women-only approach to develop a concept car that fits the needs of the users.
March 17, 2004
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