ergonomics


L’Oréal case study: From Mumbai to Manchester – setting standards

In the second of three exclusive articles for SHP examining the elements that make up L’Oréal’s award-winning health and safety system, we look at how the company strives for OSH excellence through its standard setting, and behavioural and cultural programmes. Read More

AI in action: Reshaping ergonomic safety strategies in the automotive industry

A new use-case suggests AI could have a significant impact on workplace ergonomics in vehicle manufacturing. Matthew Hart at Soter Analytics explains more. Read More

How safety wearables are changing injury prevention

Training employees about safety in ergonomics and movement can be challenging, even before considering the turnover rate. Participating in a course, having onsite reviews or regular check-ins can help, but much like ‘teaching a man to fish,’ how can proper behavior and activity become normalised? Read More

Lighten the load

A dedicated focus on preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) is driving changes that can be applied not just in the workplace, but also at home. Read More

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

Redesigning how employees operate within their workstations to improve safety

Helping to understand which jobs present the highest risk of injury and what steps can be taken to mitigate that risk. Read More

The story of automation that will save lives

Ben Duncker, Business Development Director at Highway Care, talks to Safer Highways about the journey to date around the automated cone laying machine. Read More

MSDs in the agriculture sector: From identifying the risks to adopting preventive measures

EU-OSHA has published a discussion paper, which looks at the use of mechanisation to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders, especially upper limb disorders, in the agricultural sector. Read More

What are Musculoskeletal Conditions?

Musculoskeletal conditions comprise more than 150 conditions that affect the locomotor system of individuals. They range from those that arise suddenly and are short-lived, such as fractures, sprains and strains, to lifelong conditions associated with ongoing functioning limitations and disability. 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



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