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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Inaugural IEA-Elsevier John Wilson Award is jointly awarded to three ergonomists who have significantly contributed to advance ergonomic design
This is one area where we are leveraging the ergonomist from the pulp and paper, and forestry industries for the mining sector," she said.
The ergonomist also reported force measurements for adjusting the height of work areas.
Gloria Gilbere is a doctor of traditional naturopathy and natural health, a homeopath, an Eco Ergonomist, and is especially known in alternative medicine for her approach to skin and body rejuvenation'.
Senior ergonomist Jim Taylor, who works with people who have back pain, has devised some 'desk aerobics' tips to help tackle back pain at work.
Establishing a working relationship with a professional ergonomist ensures the firm will be kept current with the latest information, Hedge says.
Cllr Fraenkel began her career as an industrial design engineer and ergonomist with London architects before returning to Liverpool.
According to Mike Wynn, certified professional ergonomist and vice president of Humantech, "The Applied Lean Ergonomics course adds a unique set of tools to the lean tool kit for organizations to accelerate their lean journey.
Jim Coldwell, a naval architect with Defence Research and Development Canada, and Scott MacKinnon, an ergonomist, conducted the study in a ship-motion simulator at Newfoundland's Memorial University.
MOST OF THE WORK of Cornell ergonomist Alan Hedge, a professor of design and environmental analysis and director of Cornell's Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory, focuses on applying ergonomic design criteria to make workplaces more productive.
Continuing the company's leadership in the category, each new device is designed by a Microsoft ergonomist with the daily comfort of the user in mind.
As part of the course, the participants will have an opportunity to take a written examination given by the Oxford Research Institute that can be applied toward obtaining the certified industrial ergonomist designation.
But for any expenses to be justified, they must be compared with the cost of workers compensation, notes Liz Dowler, an ergonomist with Situs Inc.
This program puts the focus of intervention where the injuries are," said Connie Miller, Intracorp's director of strategic markets and a certified ergonomist.