Monthly Archives: February 2012

Healthcare Ergonomics: Solutions for a Complex Workplace

When we talk about healthcare ergonomics the issues relating to lifting and moving patients naturally receive much of our attention. After all, the stats continue to show that back injuries account for nearly 50 percent of all workers compensation claims … Continue reading

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Fight the spread of flu and other viruses at work

The holidays are behind us now, but in terms of winter flu viruses going around it still “tis the season.” In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that Flu season here in the U.S. appears to … Continue reading

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18 Important Ergonomics Tips for Online Students & Workers

January 18th, 2012 by Staff Writers at Onlinecollegecourses.com While you might not realize it, working at a computer for hours each day can take a pretty hefty toll on your body. Eye strain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and lower back pain … Continue reading

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