Category: Ergonomics

  • Ask the Experts: Early Ergonomics Intervention

    Ergonomics January 16, 2020

    Ergonomics intervention is the topic at hand in today’s Ask the Experts Q&A. We recently received a question regarding some of the legal implications regarding physical therapists(PT) providing early ergonomics intervention. Read the question below followed by the answer from esteemed faculty member, Matt Jeffs, PT, DPT, CEAS II. “ I have a client inContinue reading

  • Out of Reach: Ergonomic Product Placement

    Ergonomics, Industrial Ergonomics June 4, 2019

    Today we’re answering a request for research on the ideal placement of products to reduce potential hazards to employees. You can read the question below: I’m looking for documents to support that storing product below the knee and reaching above the shoulder is hazardous to the employee. I can’t find research to support my requestContinue reading

  • Hand Therapy and Ergonomics

    Ergonomics May 20, 2019

    We recently received a question from a recent CEAS grad who is also an Occupational Therapist (OT) looking to get combine those credentials with a certification in Hand Therapy (CHT). Read below and make sure to check out Jamie McGaha’s detailed response. It seems as the need for ergonomists are a bit rare in southernContinue reading