Ergonomics

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Mar 2013

Workplace Ergonomics 101: A Safety Manager's Guide to Ergonomics at Work.

http://www.ergo-plus.com/workplace-ergonomics#.UVNFFhmG4hR

We've put to you get your ergonomics process off the ground.

(Ergonomics Plus)
Mar 2012

Ergonomics Today: Successful Strategies to Prevent Prolonged Disability for Musculoskeletal Disorders

http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=2612

This article is reprinted for Ergonomics Today with permission from the Ergonomics Report, where it was originally published on 31 January 2012.

(ergoweb)
Sep 2006

WISHA Ergonomic Publications

http://www.lni.wa.gov/safety/SprainsStrains/

Publications provided by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries related to ergonomics, including booklets and factsheets.

(Washington Department of Labor and Industries)
Sep 2006

Ergoweb

http://www.ergoweb.com/

Access to information from Ergoweb including Ergoweb Forum, Introduction to Ergonomics; Case Studies and Reference Material.

(ergoweb)
Sep 2006

WorkSafe BC Ergonomic Resources – General Resources

http://www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/Ergonomics/Home.asp

The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the musculoskeletal injuries.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Sep 2006

OSH Answers - Ergonomics

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/

Answers to questions on ergonomic hazards related to injury prevention, tool ergonomics, lighting ergonomics, office ergonomics, pushing and pulling, risk factors and more as provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).

(CCOHS)
Jul 2003

Ergonomics Links from MEDLINEplus

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ergonomics.html

Ergonomics links from the Naitonal Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health on topics relating to latest news, prevention/screening; specific conditions and more.

(MEDLINEplus)
Dec 2002

Cornell University Ergonomics Web

http://ergo.human.cornell.edu/
(CUergo)
Dec 2002

Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ergonomics/

Specific information on ergonomics and MSDs can be found in the following categories: Scientific Support from Epidemiologic Research, Ergonomics Programs and Interventions, Evaluating Risk Factors for Lifting Tasks, Back Belts and Back Injuries, Computer Keyboards, Vibration

(NIOSH)
Dec 2002

Ideas Bank

http://www.lni.wa.gov/safety/SprainsStrains/ideasbank/default.asp

A searchable collection of ideas that may help you reduce exposure to awkward postures, high hand force, repetitive motions, lifting, vibration and other risk factors for work related musculoskeletal disorders in your workplace.

(Washington Department of Labor and Industries)
Dec 2002

Oregon OSHA's Ergonomics Information Page

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/consult/ergonomic/ergonomics.html

Sprains and strains from overexertion are the top injuries in most Oregon industries. Often, these injuries happen when the demands of the job are greater than a worker's capabilities. Ergonomics is the science and art of fitting the job to the employee's needs...

(Oregon OSHA)
Dec 2002

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Ergonomics

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/ergonomics/

OSHA has a four-pronged comprehensive approach to ergonomics designed to quickly and effectively address musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.

(OSHA)