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.
With summer in full swing, the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) is reminding its employers to take precautions to prevent heat stress among outdoor workers.
A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that there is a link between occupational exposures to pesticides to the development of Parkinson's disease.