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

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

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



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ISO 45003: Your questions answered

Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’