Category Archives: Personal Protective Equipment

Ergonomics for Manufacturing and Assembly Settings

When it comes to ergonomics, we often talk about musculoskeletal risks to workers in traditional office settings. However, staff in manufacturing facilities also deal with many of the same ergonomic issues and challenges, and more – including manual material handling, … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, Hot!!!

Here we are in the middle of summer, the heat waves continue and heat stress remains a major risk for our workers. Long sunny days and hot, humid conditions – inside the warehouse or outdoors – take a toll on workers … Continue reading

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Ergonomic Stocking Stuffers? YES! And…

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It’s Ergo Expo Time!

The 2015 National Ergonomics Conference & Ergo Expo – the largest ergonomics event in the nation – will be held next week November 17-20, at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. The event kicks off with conferences on Tuesday the 17th, and … Continue reading

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October is National Ergonomics Month

Why Ergonomics? Because Work Shouldn’t Hurt Aches, pains, and injuries resulting from poor posture, force, and repetition are costly yet preventable in most cases with simple, ergonomic solutions. These injuries often present only minimal symptoms at first but gradually worsen … Continue reading

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Hand Protection: Why it Matters

Ensuring that your employees are equipped with task-appropriate hand protection is imperative as it supports worker safety and productivity, product quality, and organizational profitability. Are Workers Wearing the Gloves? There was a day when protective gloves were cumbersome and bulky, … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat with Evaporative PPE

For a wide-range of industries and high-risk tasks, PPE – Personal Protective Equipment – plays a valued role in reducing employee exposure to potentially hazardous working conditions. And this time of year, with temperatures heating up, worker heat fatigue is … Continue reading

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Work Shouldn’t Be a Pain

Work injuries associated with poor posture, overexertion and repeated tasks are costly. The good news is they are preventable in most cases, if you know what ergonomic issues to look for, and these risks can often be eliminated with early … Continue reading

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June is National Safety Month!

It’s no secret that employees perform more efficiently when they feel comfortable and safe. The way to support this at your organization is simple: design ergonomic risks out of the workplace, and provide workers with high-quality safety and ergonomic solutions … Continue reading

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The Must-Have Workplace Safety & Ergonomics Resource

The 2015-2016 AliMed Ergonomics Catalog is here, and full of a broad range of ergonomic solutions to meet your workplace needs. If you haven’t already received your copy, be sure to request one at AliMed.com!

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