When a safety professional has completed the risk assessment phase and is ready to begin taking steps to create an ergonomics program, it's useful to think about the "triangle" of ergonomic risk factors, says Kent Hatcher, M.Sc., AEP, ACE, of Ann...
An Ohio worker with carpal tunnel syndrome can cost his or her employer an estimated $30,000, according to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. That's one reason the agency has begun offering free, online ergonomics classes.
Stability, clearance and support are keys to a healthy office workstation that promotes good posture in the real world.
In the second part of her series, ergonomics expert Cynthia Roth offers employers advice on what they can do to encourage good mental health and performance among older employees.