Assessments & Tools

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Sep 05, 2017
NIOSH Launches Mobile Lifting Calculator App

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/updates/upd-08-14-17.html

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new, free mobile application (app) for smart phones and other mobile devices that can help workers stay safe when manually lifting objects as part of their job.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 27, 2017
Humanics Ergonomics - Ergonomics Resources

http://www.humanics-es.com/recc-ergonomics.htm

Information provided by Humanics Ergonomics on anthropometrics, ergonomic tools, seating, products, injury data, ergonomic reports and much more.

Source: Humanics

Jan 27, 2017
Ergonomic Publications

https://osha.europa.eu/en/search/site?search_block_form=ergonomics&search_api_language=en&sort_by=search_api_relevance&sort_order=DESC

Access publications and tools related to ergonomics fro the European Agency for safety and Health at Work.

Source: European Agency for Safety & Health at Work

Jan 27, 2017
HabitAtWork

http://www.habitatwork.co.nz/

HabitAtWork is an educational tool promoting self-help and problem solving for preventing and managing discomfort, pain and injury. Learn more and assess yourself by choosing your work environment.

Source: ACC New Zealand

Jan 27, 2017
Ergo Resource Centre

http://www.ergoconsulting.ca/resource-centre/ergonomic-links/

This resource center, provided by Ergo Consulting includes assessment tools and ergonomic links.

Source: Ergo Inc.

Jan 17, 2017
SAIF Corporation YouTube: Office Ergonomics Playlist

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL331BVFvRJ3Kau8H7Zuw4kyUaLA9CqfSa

Office Ergonomics: Simple solutions for comfort and safety.

Source: SAIF

Jan 16, 2017
SAIF Topic: Ergonomic Solutions

http://www.saif.com/safetyandhealth/topics/prevent-injuries/ergonomics.html

Learn about ergonomic workstations, mobile devices, proper posture, stretching, and more.

Source: SAIF

Jan 01, 2016
Push/Pull/Carry Calculator

http://www2.worksafebc.com/ppcc/default.htm

This calculator can be used to estimate the suggested maximum force that can be used during pushing and pulling, and the weight that can be carried.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Sep 01, 2011
NIOSH: Practical Demonstrations of Ergonomical Principles

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/works/coversheet1237.html

This document consists of a series of demonstrations designed to complement training on ergonomic principles.

Source: CDC

May 01, 2011
Checklists Found in the Toolbox - A Primer Based on Workplace Evaluations of Musculoskeletal Disorders

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/97-117/

Checklists include those related to ergonomic risk factors and design principles.

Source: CDC