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Police Officer Ergonomics Pt. 2

Earlier this week we began answering a question posed by a former student about laptop trays used in police cruisers. The same Back Scholar had a follow-up question regarding more ergonomic solutions for the utility belts that officers carry while … 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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Solutions for an Itchy Trigger Finger

Here we have another ergonomics question coming from an occupational therapist working at a hospital in Indiana. “Recently, I was contacted by another department in the hospital regarding work related injuries. In Health Information Services there are 2 employees who are experiencing the same … Continue reading

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Lighting Solutions for Eye Strain

Here is a question from a former student regarding ergonomics solutions for lighting: “In one of the sites I recently attended for a presentation on Ergonomics, they showed me the room for the 911 dispatcher calls.  Their complaints are related … Continue reading

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Coffee Shop Ergonomics

I love coffee. I started drinking it in high school on cold mornings after swim practice. I always drank it black because that’s how they made it. I still love coffee, stopping at a coffee shop almost every day. There … Continue reading

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Treadmill Workstations

Recently, the idea of Treadmill Desks/Workstations has become a hot topic! Most people spend a significant amount of time at static workstations. With limited time for exercise, the idea of “MULTI-TASKING” by exercising while we work seems a logical response. … 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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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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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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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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