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Recently our Managing Director, Ted Dohrmann, spoke with the folks over at Manufacturer’s Monthly about why ergonomics is so important in the workplace. Even if you don’t work in a manufacturing/industrial setting, safety in the workplace is a priority for us all, and the article has some great tips on how to get it right….

When an employee is returning to work after an injury, it is important that the injured worker returns safely to work, without feeling pressured to do so prematurely. It is the employer’s duty to ensure the worker should be given sufficient time to recover. Upon return, injured employees should be tasked with appropriate duties and assistance…

Do you need to know how to use the revised NIOSH Equation to reduce manual lifting and lowering stress? The NIOSH lifting equation tool was developed to assess and evaluate the safety limits two-handed lifting tasks to assist employers in reducing the risk of lifting-related injuries. Designed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the…

Resources listed on this page will be generally useful to people examining ergonomics problems.  People who have responsibility for safety, and for applying ergonomic solutions, will also benefit. Victorian Code of Practice (Manual Handling) 2000: available on the Victorian WorkCover Authority website.  This most practical Code contains a quantity of useful information (including numerical analysis and…

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