Integrating a Digital Human Model into Your Business #appliedergo2021
Kip Koshurba, a Technical Lead on the Sandalwood Injury Prevention team recently presented (virtually) at #appliedergo2021. His presentation reviews how Digital Human Modelling has become a valuable tool in considering human factors in design. Take a look to discover...
Team Lifting #appliedergo2021
Watch as Mitch Carswell, a Sandalwood Injury Prevention Associate, reviews his findings on Multi-Person Lifting! https://youtu.be/Se02OrTPsg8
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....
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...
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. ...
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...
Ergonomic Best Practices for Surgeons
Problem Up to 86% of surgeons report work related pain Surgeons are often exposed to non-neutral neck and shoulder postures for prolonged periods of time Adequate knowledge of ergonomics has been reported in as few as 11% of practicing surgeons Risk Factors...
Sandalwood Working from Home Webinar
https://youtu.be/i1curEWGvj4 Download the webinar here >> Sandalwood Work From Home Webinar with Audio
Three Tips for Pain Free Holiday Travel
Keep these key tips in mind to ensure that your vacation is pain free!
Anti-Fatigue Matting Helps Put Your Best Foot Forward
Anti-fatigue mats are often seen in kitchens, laboratories, and manufacturing settings. With the increasing popularity of sit-stand desks they may now have a place in the office too.