Category: Workplace Ergonomics

Healthcare Ergonomics

Healthcare Ergonomics: What is It and Why is It Important?

Healthcare workers (HCWs) are the backbone of the medical industry, and their well-being is crucial to ensuring that patients receive the best care possible. Unfortunately, the risk of injury is a persistent threat in this field. Chronic injuries, particularly sprains and strains of the upper body and back, are the

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Industrial Ergonomic Best Practices in Cart Design

When designing industrial carts for manual material handling (MMH), a primary goal of an industrial ergonomist is to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries by keeping the forces required to start, stop and maneuver the cart within recommended safe limits.

There are many facets of industrial cart design to

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