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Ergonomics at Home Tips

As we all know, the past year has drastically changed how we work.  Many of us are still working from home and may continue this arrangement for a long time to come. Here are some valuable tips that may help you work more comfortably and efficiently and with reduced...

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Team Lifting #appliedergo2021

Watch as Mitch Carswell, a Sandalwood Injury Prevention Associate, reviews his findings on Multi-Person Lifting! https://youtu.be/Se02OrTPsg8

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Tooling Design Ergo 101

Tooling Design Ergo 101

Tools, lift assists, ergo arms, aids, whatever one wants to call them, they are prominent on manufacturing floors, maybe even more so now than ever. Tools can assist operators with completing tasks, while improving operations from an ergonomic and safety perspective....

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New Year, New (Socially Distanced) Goals!

New Year, New (Socially Distanced) Goals!

Happy New Year! Are you one of those people that sets some goal and then quits by January 2nd, or do you have an entire worksheet outlining your goals in all areas of life for the year? Whichever one you are, an area you might not have thought about setting...

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WFH Pains & Strains Creeping up?!?

WFH Pains & Strains Creeping up?!?

Very useful news piece here! https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/working-from-home-here-s-how-to-avoid-the-negative-side-effects-1.5163181#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=STd2UKc As most of the world continues to work from home, pains and strains are creeping up. ...

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Ergonomics – not just for grown-ups!

Ergonomics – not just for grown-ups!

Ergonomics in the workplace has become the norm with the advancement of health and safety policies, standards, and guidelines aimed at preventing and mitigating ergonomic risk to workers.  Employers seek to educate their employees on ergonomic literacy and use...

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Ergonomic Best Practices for Surgeons

Ergonomic Best Practices for Surgeons

Problem Up to 86% of surgeons report work related pain[1] Surgeons are often exposed to non-neutral neck and shoulder postures for prolonged periods of time[2] Adequate knowledge of ergonomics has been reported in as few as 11% of practicing surgeons[3] Risk Factors...

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