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Ask The Back School: Indications of Pain in Ergonomics Assessments

NEW! Ask The Back School: Indicating Pain in an Ergonomics Assessments   Ask The Back School is a feature where our instructors answer user submitted questions regarding ergonomics, safety, wellness and everything in between. In this edition we’ve got a … Continue reading

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Final CEAS I: Ergonomics Assessment Certification of 2013 in Orlando, FL Dec. 7 & 8

Join us this December for our final CEAS I: Ergonomics Assessment Certification Workshop of the year. You will learn to adapt the environment to fit your workers in order to lower risk, reduce work related injuries, and decrease Worker’s Comp. … Continue reading

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An Ergonomics Assessment in the Hospital Setting

Hospitals are complex systems relying on an extremely diverse group of occupations, many of which are physically demanding.  So, hospital employees can be at particularly high risk for development of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD’s).  Injuries among Healthcare Workers rank … Continue reading

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Billing Rates For Ergonomics Assessments

There are a number of ways that you may bill for Ergonomics Assessments. Always be CONSISTENT in the way you price services for clients. If not, they may discuss the discrepancy and it can cost you business. If you bill … Continue reading

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Introducing The Comfort Zone

The Back School is pleased to introduce Comfort Zone, a cutting-edge, web-based, ergonomics risk management software program specifically designed for office-based employees. Comfort Zone provides employers a means to identify, measure and correct the factors that impede worker performance and … Continue reading

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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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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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