Industrial Ergonomics

NEW Smarter and Safer: Ergonomics Engineering Solutions in Manufacturing Online Course

Smarter and Safer: Ergonomics Engineering Solutions in Manufacturing Online Course           Have you ever heard the old saying of “Show me your friends, and I’ll tell you who you are?” Let’s make that more relevant to … Continue reading

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Tips for Eye Protection During Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Eye Protection and Workplace Eye Wellness Month Your eyesight is valuable. Eyes are still are an area of the body that is often not repairable once damage has occurred. This delicate area of our bodies does so much for us … Continue reading

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Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Construction Workers

Construction is a physically demanding occupation, but a vital part of our nation and the U.S. economy. In 2006, the total annual average number of workers employed in construction rose to an all-time high of nearly 7.7 million, according to … Continue reading

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Truck Ergonomics

Today we have another question from a former student of Ron’s, this time regarding Truck Ergonomics: “As a 2012 “grad” of your CEAS Course, I have been given the task of researching Truck Ergonomics for our company fleet department.  More specifically, the … Continue reading

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“Ergo Breaks” for the Industrial/Office/Health Care Athlete

For those of us who specialize in health, wellness, exercise and fitness we have the long held opinion/belief that workplace fitness/exercise programs assist workers in being less prone to work-related injury, require less medical care, use less sick time and … Continue reading

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Removing the Fear From Industrial Rehabilitation: Fact v. Fiction; Reality v. Myth

The therapist said, “I didn’t know there was so much legal stuff involved with Industrial Rehab.  I don’t think I want to do it….”  This was a statement made by a FCE course attendee in 2011.  While a seasoned Industrial … Continue reading

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What Tool Is Used To Measure The Grip Force For A Task While On The Job Site Performing Ergo Or Job Analyses?

The answer depends on the type of grip used. And, there is no universally accepted method to do so but here goes. If the grip is for lifting, then measure the tare weight to lift the object from the floor … Continue reading

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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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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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