• Interventions To Prevent Back Pain And Back Injury In Nurses: A Systematic Review

    Healthcare Ergonomics September 11, 2013

    What are the most effective interventions to prevent back injury at work?  A paper by Dawson et al (2007) looked at 51 papers to determine this.  Of the papers reviewed, only 20 met their selection criteria.  The study cohorts consisted of nurses, nursing aides, student nurses, and at times a combination of nurse categories. InterventionsContinue 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