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The High Incidence of MSDs

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Comment by John Canepa on March 3, 2014 at 7:46pm

I'm new. An ergonomist looking to network with fellow specialists.  My background is within biomechanical engineering within the automotive and semiconductor industries.  

Comment by Cory Zielke on October 3, 2012 at 1:52pm

October is National Ergonomics Month! Check out the American Society of Safety Engineers' Ergonomics Practice Specialty page, filled with plenty of resources for all of your Ergonomic needs. 

 

http://www.asse.org/practicespecialties/ergonomics/index.php?utm_ca...

Comment by Cory Zielke on August 20, 2012 at 12:11pm

The back is the most injury-prone part of the body while at the workplace. Second only to the common cold, it is one of the most common causes for lost work days. I found this article useful for when it comes to strategies to keep your back safe. A recent article from All Safety Products Blog: http://allsafetyproductsblog.com/2012/08/10/give-your-back-a-break-...

Comment by Anthony DiFiore on December 9, 2010 at 6:40am
Thanks Terry for these great resources
Comment by Terry Penney on December 7, 2010 at 1:48pm
A great site from the international community on ergonomics
http://coshnetwork6.mayfirst.org/node/102
Comment by Terry Penney on December 7, 2010 at 12:03pm
Here is every know ergo site in the USA for safety
http://www.ergodoc.com/links.htm
Comment by Terry Penney on December 7, 2010 at 11:58am
Here is a great USA link from my library on ergonomics
http://www.ergodoc.com/knowledge.htm
Comment by Terry Penney on December 7, 2010 at 8:33am
We dont have everything on the right page in Canada or in Alberta where I live and work but we do have great resourse links to help others
Ontario seems to be the Canadian Leader tn this field here is great link for almost every noted problem
http://www.preventionbestpractices.org/msd_find.html
If nothing else its a great start page and bench mark for solving most problems
Comment by John Gold on December 7, 2010 at 8:05am
The Canadian Gov't website offers a great ergonomic resource; especially for those cases that are a bit difficult to diagnose. Thanks for sharing this!
Comment by Terry Penney on December 7, 2010 at 7:53am
The Canadian Government has launched a great ergo site if any one wants to look at it
It give a book answer notation to common ailments and pains associated to work place ergonomic problems it has a long address but it is worth the look
http://www21.rhdcc.gc.ca/st.2p1@-eng.jsp?curactn=Next&sqid_3=1&...
 

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The High Incidence of MSDs

A recent study shows that most companies attribute the high incidence of MSDs to:Reduction of other types of injuries. As a result of programs focused on reducing and eliminating mechanical,…Continue

Tags: msd, safety, workplace, ergonomics

Started by Jay D. Rohman Dec 28, 2015.

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A member of my association is looking to purchase ring scanners for an inventory system. She am concerned with the ergonomics of some of the heavier wrist units and wondering if anyone has any…Continue

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