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Warehouse Lifting Ergonomic Tips

Warehouse Lifting Ergonomic Tips

A warehouse environment provides ample opportunity for incorrect lifting to cause injury to an employee. The very nature of most warehouse layouts – vertically stacked shelves or boxes – means...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Do you wake up in the morning feeling like you have to shake your hands out to get the day started? Feel a burning or tingling in your wrists, hands or fingers? Losing your ability to hold onto cups and pens as tightly and confidently....

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Using Smart Ergonomics to Reduce the Risk of Injury

Using Smart Ergonomics to Reduce the Risk of Injury

Poor posture can result in a number of different health issues including back and shoulder pain. In many cases, poor posture can result from habits we acquire during activities such as driving, sitting at our computers, standing and sleeping. As time goes on, these poor habits can become...

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Reducing Lifting Injuries in the Workplace

Reducing Lifting Injuries in the Workplace

Lifting in the workplace is one of the most dangerous actions that takes place when it comes to producing injuries. Non-ergonomic work policies related to...

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Injury Increase Related to Daylight Savings Time

Injury Increase Related to Daylight Savings Time

On Sunday, March 14th, we will "spring forward" an hour ahead for Daylight Savings Time, a move to welcome the spring season with extended daylight hours. But did you know that the occasion marks an increased risk for...

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Lab Space Ergonomics

Lab Space Ergonomics

In addition to the lab tasks that lab technicians must perform, there are many details of the lab environment that can be adjusted for improved safety and comfort. Repetitive stress injuries occur as the result of repeated, awkward actions, such…

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The Importance of Early Reporting in Potential On-the-Job Hazards

The Importance of Early Reporting in Potential On-the-Job Hazards

Ensuring a safe work place requires participation and vigilance from staff at all levels. While management is responsible for creating routine assessments of safety and hazards, every employee can play an important role by reporting dangerous...

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Tips for Assembly Line Injury Prevention

Tips for Assembly Line Injury Prevention

Assembly line machinery can pose a serious hazard to the health of assembly line workers. Whether the threat comes from presses, robotic equipment, or a conveyor belt, workers should be aware of

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First-Aid and CPR: Why you Need to Know Both

First-Aid and CPR: Why you Need to Know Both

First-aid and CPR training can be tremendously beneficial in a variety of circumstances. The benefits of knowing both CPR and first aid are so important that many workplaces now mandate employees to...

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What is Machine Guarding As It Relates to Safety?

What is Machine Guarding As It Relates to Safety?

There are many dangers and hazards that can be present in an industrial work environment. This is particularly true in a machine shop area. Machine guarding is a critical method that can...

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