Ergonomics

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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Jan 24, 2019
MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario

https://www.msdprevention.com/

Welcome to the BETA site for the new MSD Prevention Guideline, including tips, fact sheets, assessments and more, all developed by Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Ontario.

Source: Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Jan 26, 2018
Bridging the MSI (Musculoskeletal Injury) generation gap

https://www.worksafebc.com/-/media/1C56A11DB2E7441791A0AE0E0B716BA7.ashx

When it comes to protecting people from the most common work-related injury in B.C., today’s multi-generational workplaces demand more than a “one-size-fits-all” approach.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Dec 01, 2017
CCOHS Infographics: Musculoskeletal Disorders

http://images.ccohs.ca/products/infographics/download/msds.jpgCCOHS

This infographic, provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, illustrates causes and solutions of musculoskeletal disorders.

Source: CCOHS

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
Human Factors and Ergonomic Society

http://hfes.org/

Human Factors and Ergonomic Society

Source: HFES

Jan 27, 2017
The Society for Human Performance in Extreme Environments

http://www.hpee.org/

The Society for Human Performance in Extreme Environments.

Source: HPEE

Jan 27, 2017
Humanics Ergonomics - Ergonomics for Children

http://humanics-es.com/recc-children.htm

Information provided by Humanics Ergonomics on Ergonomics for Children including anthropometrics data, child products, designing child spaces, schols and more.

Source: Humanics

Jan 27, 2017
OSH Answers: Vibration

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/phys_agents/vibration/

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety addresses questions and answers related to occupational vibration including health effects, measurement controls and standards.

Source: CCOHS

Jan 27, 2017
H&S Executive Topic Page: Whole Body Vibration

http://www.hse.gov.uk/vibration/wbv/index.htm

Whether you are an employer, worker, safety representative or specialist, these pages offer helpful advice on how you can reduce and control the risks from whole-body vibration.

Source: HSE

Jan 27, 2017
Hand-arm vibration at work

http://www.hse.gov.uk/vibration/hav/index.htm

Hand-arm vibration comes from the use of hand-held power tools and is the cause of significant ill health (painful and disabling disorders of the blood vessels, nerves and joints)

Source: HSE