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[…]

Keep ergonomics in mind at work

    Are you lifting objects correctly? If not, you could be at risk for an ergonomics-related injury, such as a sprain or strain, back injury, or repetitive-motion injury. For proper lifting, follow these tips: Warm up and stretch before lifting an object. Ensure your back is straight when lifting and bend your knees. Never Read more about Keep ergonomics in mind at work[…]

Certified Professional Ergonomist

What is a CPE, and do I need one?

What is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE)? Certification has become increasingly important in a crowded field of ergonomics practitioners. Although I can argue both sides of the certification issue… (I know ergonomists without the CPE designation who are excellent practitioners), many employers seek to hire a certified professional ergonomist, knowing that they have a recognized Read more about What is a CPE, and do I need one?[…]