Ergonomics

Sectors lose 4.4m days due to illness and injuries, statistics show

The construction and education sectors are losing out on 4.4 million working days due to workplace injury and illness, acording to statitics from the Health and Safety Executive. Read More

Infographic: how your employees are like athletes

A new white paper has been released comparing insights taken from professional athletes, to regular workers. The paper focuses on […] Read More

The rise and rise of DSE and the implications for safety managers

Recent research has revealed the extent of the use of display screen equipment (DSE) in the workplace and related concerns […] Read More

The growing issue of musculoskeletal disorders

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are on the rise despite a wealth of training and information being readily accessible, argues Liz Burton, […] Read More

How to minimise accidents in the workplace

Richard Morris, CEO of Evans Easyspace looks at some of the more common workplace accidents, and what we can all […] Read More

Children taught with tablet safety lessons

  Children in Blackpool have been taking school lessons with a difference. The lessons involved the Council providing specific classes […] Read More

Advantages (and disadvantages) of a sit-stand desk

By Raquel Baetz, Safe Hands DSE  I love my sit-stand desk. It truly has transformed my working life. After suffering […] Read More

Moving up a gear

Ergonomists and human factors specialists play an important role in managing work-related road safety. Steve Barraclough looks at how Jaguar […] Read More

Staying safe with physiotherapy

Mark Fletcher, Clinical Director of Physio Med, provides advice on physiotherapy measures that can be taken in an office environment […] Read More

‘Make do and mend’ culture is “compromising workstation safety” says research

By Darryl Brunt More than three quarters of UK employers (80 per cent) are guilty of letting homemade workstation solutions […] Read More

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