ergonomics

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the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments

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Holistic Health Coach and ergonomics expert Dr Pamela Adams is author of Dr Adams' Painless Guide To Computing: How to UseYour Computer Without Hurting Yourself.
An ergonomics expert is expected to visit a second Asda depot next month following a visit to its Wigan centre to examine pick rates.
According to ergonomics expert Professor Mark Porter of Loughborough University the condition is so debilitating that a new term has been coined especially for it.
According to a so-called ergonomics expert, the Honda is pretty uncomfortable, while the Swedish contender is just about as good as it gets.
A standout program at BJC, and one other companies large or small could benefit from, is BJC's "Ergo Rangers" program, created by ergonomics expert Lori Wolf, who joined the organization from a major automaker in the mid-1990s.
It said that on Tuesday (11 July) an ergonomics expert from the Robens Centre of Health Ergonomics at the University of Surrey would visit Asda's ambient distribution centre in Wigan to meet its health and safety manager and witness first-hand how staff worked.
Scott Donkin, a chiropractor, ergonomics expert and author of the book, Sitting on the Job.
Kim Burton, renowned ergonomics expert and Director of the Spinal Research Institute, University of Huddersfield, UK, facilitated a discussion about the nature of back pain and offered suggestions on how evidence-based information is key to educating the workforce and individuals in the treatment and management of back pain.
Scott Bautch of the ACA's Council on Occupational Health and a noted ergonomics expert.
Gary Gray, an internationally renowned physical therapist, ergonomics expert, and Michigan inventor, has developed a simple but highly effective program to help businesses jump start their ergonomics programs and reduce work-related injuries.
computer ergonomics expert, and designer of the world's best ergonomic computer mouse, will be available to discuss why Microsoft Corp.
If you're not sold yet, consider the study by Indiana University ergonomics experts who found that using the nondominant hand to reach for things like a cup of water while sitting on a stability ball results in different firing patterns in the muscles of the legs to stabilize the body.
The ANA publication, Safe Patient Handling and Mobility: Interprofessional National Standards, was developed by an interprofessional group of subject matter experts including nurses, occupational and physical therapists, safety and ergonomics experts, risk management specialists, and others.
July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ergonomics experts at Humantech announce the release of its new all-in-one solution for managing ergonomics in industry.
Designed and built in collaboration with ergonomics experts, shovel operators and other mining professionals, the Cat shovel cab incorporates many improvements that enhance operator comfort and safety.