Keeping you up-to-date on news in ergonomics
April 20, 2022
NIOSH Uploads Six Amazing Exoskeleton Webinars to YouTube
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), has uploaded several exoskeleton technology-related webinars to its YouTube channel for easier access. The webinars were ...
by: Bobby Marinov
April 13, 2022
New Society Tackles Issues of Surgical Injury, Ergonomics
Surgery is a broad and dynamic specialty with an expansive roster of subspecialties. What’s one thing that unites them? ...
by: Monica J. Smith
April 11, 2022
Ben Zavitz, Global Ergonomics Manager, of GE Speaks to Auburn University HFES.
Thank you Ben Zavitz, CPE for speaking this past week to our Auburn University Human Factors and Ergonomic Society ...
by: Victoria Ballard
March 29, 2022
Army asks industry about the latest in exoskeletons to improve soldier performance and physical endurance
Exoskeletons may improve the strength, endurance, safety, and ergonomics of soldiers as they walk, run, jump, climb, and ...
by: John Keller
March 25, 2022
Amazon Warehouses Are Relentless, Dangerous Workplaces—but It’s Hard to Punish Them for It, Thanks to Bill Clinton
Washington state fined the company this week for its hazardous work pace, but there’s no federal regulation governing ...
by: Brian Callaci, in The New Republic
March 22, 2022
Amazon fined $60K for willful ergonomics violation
An Amazon distribution center in Washington was cited for a willful ergonomics violation, resulting in a $60,000 ...
by: Merriell Moyer
March 15, 2022
IEA Core Competencies translated into Persian
A group of Master and PhD students in ergonomics in Iran who are trying to promote the field in their country have translated ...
by: Maggie Graf
March 2, 2022
Bill aiming to reduce impact of jobs requiring repetitive motion concerns could hurt grocers
Owners say costly renovations could cause layoffs, more automation.
by: Drew Mikkelsen, King5.com, Seattle WA local news
February 18, 2022
Computer World: 5 easy ways to make Android more ergonomics
Give your hands a break with these simple yet supremely effective tricks for more optimal ergonomics on Android.
by JR Raphael
February 11, 2022
AES (Applied Ergonomics Society) February Newsletter: Predicting the Occurrence of MSDs Using Epidemiological Techniques
"As a 54 year old, non-traditional PhD student I’m proud to be working with my Advisor, Dr. Richard Sesek, on how to better predict the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) using epidemiological techniques. Since practitioners frequently make the mistake of ... "
Contributing Author: Murray Gibson, PE, CPE
February 5, 2022
Update on Malaysian Ergonomics Guidelines
February 19, 4-5:30 PM. Free workshop on understanding and implementing the DOSH's Manual Handling Guidelines at Workplace.
Presenters: Dr. Shamsul Barhri HJ MD Tamrin, Mr. Raemy MD. Zein
Malaysia Society for Harm Reduction
February 4, 2022
Univ. of Michigan Transportation Research Institute - Injury Biomechanics and Ergonomics
UMTRI conducts research on the biomechanics of motor vehicle occupants as it relates to occupant injuries, protection, and ...
UMTRI (University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute)
February 2, 2022
Design and ergonomic assessment of a passive head/neck supporting exoskeleton for overhead work use
Authors: Ehsan Garosi (Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), et al.
February 2, 2022
WHO (World Health Organization)
Crucial changes needed to protect workers’ health while teleworking ... address ergonomics, training, mental well-being.
download by World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization
January 15, 2022
Washington State ... Ergonomics is Back!
Bill would repeal Initiative 841, which prohibited the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) from engaging in rulemaking related to ergonomics ...
NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business)
January 3, 2022
Will the real relationship between lean and safety/ergonomics please stand up?
Authors: Joel G. Brawner (Auburn Univ), Gregory Harris (Auburn Univ), and Gerard A. Davis (Auburn Univ)
January 1, 2022
New Book Chapter:
Lean Production and Its Impact on Worker Health: Force and Fatigue-Based Evaluation Approaches
Authors: Murray Gibson (Auburn University) & Beata Mrugalska
(Poznan University of Technology, Poland)
December 21, 2021
by Grant Connelly
The Pain Point Of Hybrid Work: How Businesses Can Ensure Healthy Working Conditions At Home And In-Office
Dec 10, 2021
Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety
WEBINAR: December 15, 2021, 2 PM CST
Rules for Tools: Characteristics of Effective Ergonomic Assessment Tools
October 5, 2021
Industrial and systems engineering associate professor named rising safety star