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Safety Tip of the Week – Ergonomic Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Ergonomic Safety

Nearly every type of work or occupation has the potential for causing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). To prevent these injuries, it is important to understand the factors that contribute to them. Ergonomic factors are workplace conditions that pose the risk of injury to the musculoskeletal system of the worker Factors...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ergonomic Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ergonomic Safety

‘Ergonomics’ literally means “the rules of human strength.” Engineers interested in the design of work environments originated the word in the 1950s. Today, the purpose of ergonomics in the workplace is to create a better match between the worker, the work they perform, and the equipment they use. A good...

Safety Tip of the Week – Ergonomics (2)

Safety Tip of the Week – Ergonomics (2)

Ergonomics Nearly every type of work or occupation has the potential for causing WMSDs. To prevent these injuries, it is important to understand the factors that contribute to them. Ergonomic factors refer to workplace conditions that pose the risk of injury to the musculoskeletal system of the worker. Factors that...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ergonomics (2)

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ergonomics (2)

Ergonomics Ergonomics literally means “the rules of human strength.” Engineers interested in the design of work environments originated the word in the 1950s. Today, the purpose of ergonomics in the workplace is to create a better match between the worker, the work they perform, and the equipment they use. A...

Safety Tip of the Week – Ergonomics

Safety Tip of the Week – Ergonomics

  Ergonomics   The purpose of ergonomics in the workplace is to create a better match between workers, the work they perform, and the equipment they use. A good match increases worker productivity and reduces ergonomic injuries. Nearly every type of work or occupation has the potential for causing work-related...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ergonomics

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ergonomics

Ergonomics Ergonomics literally means “the rules of human strength.” Engineers interested in the design of work environments originated the word in the 1950s. Today, the purpose of ergonomics in the workplace is to create a better match between workers, the work they perform, and the equipment they use. A good...