Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sit / Stand Product Suggestions?

There are a number of products on the market to help in the creation of a sit/stand workstation. Height-adjustable tables seem to be a good solution, but are pricey. Have you had any positive feedback/good results in utilizing other types … Continue reading

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Anterior Support

Would like to suggest the concept of anterior support to alleviate muscle overuse in situations where positions are sustained for more than brief periods. This is most obvious in dentistry and surgery but also occurs in industry as well. Dentists … Continue reading

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Exercise Ball Chairs As An Ergonomic Option For Seating

Some folks seem to want a silver bullet for the ergonomically correct seated work station. In past years it was a kneeling chair. More recently it has been treadmill workstations, spring based stools and exercise ball chairs. After analyzing all … Continue reading

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Personal Or Business Liability Insurance

The recommendation is for an ergonomics/industrial therapy consultant to purchase BOTH business and personal liability insurance. This is primarily because it is a good business practice. Most often liability or error and omission lawsuits will be against both the individual … Continue reading

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Ergonomic Review Of Vehicles?

What recommendations do you have for doing an ergonomic review of a vehicle? We have some field sales reps that spend a lot of time sitting in their cars, driving to client sites. Do you have any suggestions for making … Continue reading

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Marketing Industrial Rehabilitation And Consulting Services: How To Launch A New Service And Maintain A Competitive Edge

So, you have attended a couple of great skills courses and you are excited about offering new services that will add revenue to your business. Your tools will enable you fill a need expressed by your customers and keep business … Continue reading

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Billing Insurance

Question: When you say Insurance will allow you to charge the approx. $55/15 minutes- is this the company’s workers comp insurance, and if so, is every insurance like this?

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Making A Product Recommendation For An Ergonomic Analysis Report

Question: When making a product reccomendation for the ergonomic analysis report- especially on industrial products/material handling jobs- how do we know what kind of equipment would be compatible for their equipment.

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Starting My Own Business As An Ergonomist

Question: I am also a P.T. and planing to get a business license to be an independent contractor to treat patients. My question to you is whether you know if I would need two separate business licenses to cover myself … Continue reading

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Measuring Success Of Ergonomic Interventions

There are two ways to measure success for an ergonomics intervention. The first way is to measure short and long-term results which would include such things as decreased medical claims, decreased lost time/days, decreased reportable injuries etc., and increased productivity. … Continue reading

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