Strategies for Reducing Worker Fatigue

The Problem of Worker Fatigue Fatigue not only affects a worker’s health and productivity, it also plays a significant role in workplace safety. Causes of worker fatigue are many and varied and may be either work related or due to poor personal … [Read more...]

Standing or Sitting… What’s the best option for worker health?

Most workers either stand or sit the majority of the work day, while some have gone to treadmill desks, ball chairs, and kneeling chairs with mixed results. Research on these various options fails to name one of these as the best approach to avoiding … [Read more...]

No More Tired Eyes

From general eye discomfort (tired, itching & burning eyes) to double vision and significant vision changes, eye fatigue hits almost every person in some way at some point. Most cases of eye fatigue result from our environment and habits, which … [Read more...]

Back Health & Safety

Back pain comes in second only to stress as a leading cause of sickness absences from work in Britain. In addition, 80% of the population suffers from back pain at some point in their lives. In the United States, 1 million workers suffer from back … [Read more...]

Understanding Ergonomics, Part II

In “Understanding Ergonomics, Part I,” ergonomics was defined and the problem of a lack of ergonomics was discussed. In addition, the symptoms of repetitive strain injury were detailed along with the jobs at highest risk for such injuries. In this … [Read more...]