• 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

  • ROI and Ergonomics

    Ergonomics February 21, 2013

    One of the most common inquiries we receive from our past students is a request for  documentation that demonstrates a significant return on investment (ROI) from companies that have implemented ergonomics programs?” Of course there are numerous places that one can find cost calculators and success stories, but one organization in particular stands above allContinue reading

  • The Key to Keyboarding

    Office Ergonomics October 18, 2012

    If you find 10 references to keyboard use on the Internet these days, you will likely find 10 different bits of instruction for keyboard use and placement.  Who do you believe? Rather than pointing to who is “more” correct or “less” correct, let’s take a practical approach and you can decide for yourself.  Back inContinue reading