Hospitals are complex systems relying on an extremely diverse group of occupations, many of which are physically demanding. So, hospital employees can be at particularly high risk for development of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD’s). Injuries among Healthcare Workers rank among the highest by industry according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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
Police Officer Ergonomics Pt. 2
Earlier this week we began answering a question posed by a former student about laptop trays used in police cruisers. The same Back Scholar had a follow-up question regarding more ergonomic solutions for the utility belts that officers carry while on duty. Part one can be found here, and again the original question follows: “IContinue reading