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OSHA Ergonomics: Solutions to Control Hazards
Use the information on this page to see what has worked for others in your industry or in other industries.
Safety & Occupational Health Success Stories
Use the drop down menu below to select a subject. Scroll to category “Ergonomics” for redesign and safety success stories relating to ergonomics hazards.
Source: U.S. Navy
SAIF Topic: Ergonomic Solutions
Learn about ergonomic workstations, mobile devices, proper posture, stretching, and more.
Lessons Learned: Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health
This report, released by Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell, documents case studies of systemic failures in protecting workers from injury and illness and outlines some paths forward to protect workers.
Source: UMass Lowell
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work: Case Studies
Case studies are real examples which show the steps that have been taken to solve health and safety (OSH) problems.
Safety and Health at Work European Good Practice Awards
This publication contains the summaries of 20 working examples of how companies and organisations from across the EU have taken action against MSDs.
Examples of Good Ergonomic Practices at the United States Postal Service
Examples of Good Ergonomics Practices at the U.S. Postal Service outlines the achievements of the partnership and steps taken to help prevent ergonomic-related injuries in the workplace.
WISHA Ergonomic Demonstration Projects
Demonstration projects provided by Washingotn State Department of Labor and Industries include examples from worksites in all industries.
Source: WA Department L&I
Ergonomic Solutions in Shipyards
The “Easy Fixes” shown here were photo-documented by project personnel during initial field surveys of both domestic and foreign shipyards.
Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Farm Workers
Farm workers get backaches and pains in the shoulders, arms, and hands more than any other health problem. Learn about solutions to prevent injuries.