- Going ergonomically correct could lead to cost savings. Cooper Jr., Richard B. // Fairfield County Business Journal;6/5/95, Vol. 34 Issue 23, p23
Discusses how ergonomic programs designed to reduce work-related injuries in organizations and companies can be cost-effective. Correct use of ergonomic guidelines; Points to consider before implementing an ergonomically correct work program; Use of videotapes; Work-site analysis.
- How To CHOOSE - And LASE - Ergonomic Hand Tools. // Plumbing & Mechanical;Oct2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p46
The article discusses key things to consider in shopping for ergonomic hand tools. According to the author, buyers should consider tools suitability to job being done. The author suggests that consumers should tool handles are free from sharp edges and seams to avoid small accidents. In...
- An Apple a Day. Wilde, Stephen // Fire Chief;Dec2011, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p44
The article focuses on the preventive maintenance (PM) programs for emergency vehicles. It states that the PM program aims to have a safe and ready-to-use apparatus in the station at all times. It says that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1911, Inspection, Maintenance, Testing,...
- Ergonomics Can Mean Good Economics. Cousens, Lyman // Business NH Magazine;Dec2001, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p33
Deals with the significance of ergonomics programs to the operation of a business, particularly in preventing workplace injuries and lost time. Benefits from ergonomics programs; Impact of workplace injuries on the operation of a business; Ways to prevent common workplace injury.
- MANAGING GLOBAL SAFETY: THE POWER OF One. Nash, James L. // Occupational Hazards;Sep2005, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p28
Focuses on the increasing number of multinational companies that adopt corporate-wide global health and safety management systems. Reason for the global risks facing multinational companies; Advantages of a global approach to industrial health and safety; Elements of a global health and safety...
- Protecting Hands During Emergency Response. Groce, Donald F. // Professional Safety;Jan2004, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p46
Discusses some strategies for protecting the hands during emergency response situations. Consideration for potential hazards encountered in a biochemical warfare emergency response; Symptoms of a high nerve agent exposure; Use of personal protective equipment.
- Ergonomics. // A-Z of Health & Safety;2006, p161
Chapter 30 of the book "The A-Z of Health and Safety" is presented. It defines ergonomics as the scientific study of the interrelationships between people, their jobs, the working environment, the equipment used and the working systems operated. It then discusses the factors to be considered in...
- Integrating human factors in freight interoperability safety design. De la Garza, C.; Weill-Fassina, A.; Kaplan, M. // Cognition, Technology & Work;Jan2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p61
According to European Directives, it would be necessary to develop freight interoperability, defined as crossing borders from one country to another without changing either locomotive or driving crew. This project is a challenge for the railway companies that control infrastructures and traffic....
- WHY THE WORLD CUP AND ERGONOMICS HAVE THE SAME GOAL. Hatcher, Kent // EHS Today;Aug2014, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p33
The author discusses the important role played by ergonomics initiatives in reducing the number of injuries in business organization. It offers two industry examples that illustrate the difference between the two types of occupations. It also shares recommendation for companies on how to improve...