Deck the Halls- Ergonomically!

The holidays should be joyful, not painful. We’ve compiled some helpful ergonomics tips to prevent musculoskeletal injuries as you prepare for the holiday season. Shoveling Snow Shoveling snow can be a dangerous task: if not done properly, it can cause serious back injury including strains, sprains, and even slipped discs. According to the American Academy Read more about Deck the Halls- Ergonomically![…]

Ergonomics for the Eyes: Simple Adjustments to Your Office Environment Can Help Reduce Visual Fatigue

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for avoiding dry, strained eyes  Long touted as good for backs and necks, proper desk ergonomics are also important for the health and comfort of the eyes. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is offering tips to desk workers everywhere whose eyes may need relief from too much screen time. Many people Read more about Ergonomics for the Eyes: Simple Adjustments to Your Office Environment Can Help Reduce Visual Fatigue[…]

Fed OSHA info: The Ergonomics Process

The Cal/OSHA and Fed/OSHA websites have a significant amount of information on Ergonomics!  Here is an overview of an Ergonomics Process, taken from the US Department of Labor:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration website: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) affect workers in many different industries and occupations.  Risk factors at work can include lifting heavy items, bending, Read more about Fed OSHA info: The Ergonomics Process[…]

Halloween Safety On and Off the Road

  Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns, especially when it comes to road and pedestrian safety. In 2016, 7,330 pedestrians died in traffic or non-traffic incidents, according to Injury Read more about Halloween Safety On and Off the Road[…]