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12 Ways to Reduce Digital Eye Strain

Posted by Pateel Bedoyan on

Learn how you can protect your eyes from digital strain.  October is Global Ergonomics Month aimed at increasing awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

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Standing Desks: A Holistic Approach

Posted by Pateel Bedoyan on

Learn how to manage pain related to Musculoskeletal disorders, reduce employee absenteeism and medical bills by making adjustments to your office furniture.

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What Does Ergonomics Mean in Today's World?

Posted by JOEL YOUNG on

The word "Ergonomics" comes from two Greek words "ergon", meaning work, and "nomos" meaning "laws".   ... a scientific approach enabling us to reap, for the benefit of ourselves and others, the best fruits of life’s labour for the minimum effort and maximum satisfaction (Jastrzebowski 1857). Today,  the word is commonly used to describe the science of fitting the task to the worker.  Definitions have varied over the last few years with most referring to the optimization of work with emphasis on reducing the physical and environmental stressors.  Lately, psychological stressors such as one's mental health  in the workplace have garnered attention leading to the study of other...

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