• NEW Healthcare Ergonomics Online Class

    Healthcare Ergonomics, Uncategorized June 18, 2013

    Healthcare Ergonomics Online is LIVE! It’s been a long time coming, our brand NEW Healthcare Ergonomics Online course is finally… Online! This Healthcare Ergonomics course will allow you to identify as well as resolve the common ergonomic risk factors facing Healthcare Workers today while gaining a fundamental understanding of general ergonomics principles. Participants will learnContinue reading

  • Introducing The Comfort Zone

    Ergonomics May 14, 2013

    The Back School is pleased to introduce Comfort Zone, a cutting-edge, web-based, ergonomics risk management software program specifically designed for office-based employees. Comfort Zone provides employers a means to identify, measure and correct the factors that impede worker performance and put them at risk of work-related injury. Comfort Zone collects actionable data that enables employersContinue reading

  • Healthcare’s Unique Challenges for Applying Ergonomics

    Healthcare Ergonomics March 20, 2013

    Are Healthcare Environments Any Different Than General Industry? The short answer is undoubtedly, “Yes.” Healthcare environments present a number of unique challenges for applying ergonomics that are not often present in general industry. Those  challenges include but are not limited to: Non-stop Operation – 24/7 means shift work and shared workspaces. Healthcare must serve theContinue reading