Exercise, not ergonomics or other "conservative" methods such as physiotherapy, is the most effective strategy for treating work-related complaints of the upper body, according to studies performed in the Netherlands.
Obesity not only affects workers' physical health but also their financial health, according to a new study that found medical and pharmacy costs rose steadily for employees with above-normal body weight.
More than 2 million workers in Great Britain are exposed to either excessive noise or hand-arm vibration. The U.K. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a program with the intention of protecting workers from suffering permanent damage to...
A company in the United Arab Emirates has recognized the importance of ergonomics as an integral component of EHS policies and practices.