Wearable Tech

Sensors worn on the body are helping to prevent injuries and absenteeism by providing ground-breaking manual handling data. Eight stories high, surrounded by scaffolding and steel, a father and [...]

Payback Time

You can predict how soon a good ergonomics program will pay for itself. As Keith Osborne explains, after that it’s all profit. You know that the impact ergonomics has on production, quality and [...]

It’s Easier to Train a Dog!

When it comes to getting staff to sit or stand… it’s easier to train a dog! Ann Hall describes the frustration of training employees to use sit/stand desks. Behavior change is difficult. We all [...]

Put a Wellness Team Together

One person can champion health and well-being at work but with a wellness team behind them they can make it happen. Judi Ulrey explains how. Let’s start by considering the purpose of a wellness [...]

Lone Working – The Big Questions

Employers with responsibility for lone workers need to ask themselves some important questions. Nicole Vasquez takes us through them Q: Have you clearly identified all those employees that lone [...]

Give Me Back My Cube!

Give me back my cube! Rick Spencer reports on lessons learned and best practices for creating the workplace of the future. You have lost your cube or office. Or if you haven’t, you very soon [...]

The Future is Now

Not to be confused with teleporting, the telecommuting age has arrived. Jon Paulsen looks at the opportunities and challenges of working from home. Telecommuting, once exotic and unusual, looks [...]

Ergonomics Tsunami

The risk to young people from their inappropriate use of technology is huge, as Nigel Heaton and Guy Osmond explain. We believe society faces an ergonomics challenge that has the potential to [...]