Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stay on your Stool….not the floor

It really doesn’t matter how ergonomically designed a chair or stool may be if it is prone to roll out from under you when you go to sit in it. If that happens, you will end up on the floor … Continue reading

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Why Lumbar Supports?

Whether we are in our car, on a plane, at the office, or at home, we spend a great deal of time sitting. In fact, wherever it is that we sit the most, during the course of our lives we … Continue reading

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Ergo Updates: OSHA to examine safe patient handling

OSHA recently began a three-year National Emphasis Program (NEP) for nursing and residential care facilities in order to focus on the workplace hazards most common to this industry: blood exposures, workplace violence, slips and falls, and ergonomic stressors related to … Continue reading

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