ergonomics


A guide to home working

Many businesses have begun to embrace the idea of flexible working and working from home and, in the current climate, more and more of us may find ourselves plunged into doing so for longer than the one to two days a week, which employers and employees adapt to fairly easily. Read More

Ergonomics and wearables in safety

The advent of differing types of ergonomic PPE and wearable technology, designed to keep workers safe, has seen an increase of new products coming into the market. Read More

Arco Innovation Award: Meet the finalists, part 2

The second batch of Arco Innovation Award finalists, in the ergonomics and wearable technology categories, has been announced. Read More

Back pain at work costs third of workers at least one day off a year

According to the study, two fifths of workers (40%) who spend the majority of their time at work sitting do not feel that they are able to take regular breaks. Read More

Ergonomic office chairs: Firms urged to offer them to staff

Employers have a legal duty to take steps to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal pain in the workplace, with back, neck and muscle pain accounting for half of absences from work, says specialist furniture suppliers Rainbow Zebra. Read More

Mitigating risk for the most common work-related injuries

Ergonomic injuries and some best practice advice on how to avoid some common pitfalls when managing them. 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

Throwback Thursday: musculoskeletal disorders

In a Throwback Thursday from June 2008, Andrew Baird asks whether traditional approaches to musculoskeletal disorders are too limited in Read More

Seminar will look at ergonomics

A free to attend seminar in November will present an overview of ergonomics. Organisers Scaglia Indeva Ltd say that manufacturing Read More

Home working: risks to physical and mental health

Home office workers are risking serious damage to their physical and mental health by doing computer work in appropriate home Read More



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