Anthropometric data of adults and children. Research on ergonomics issues related to body size. Anthropometric factors in human factors design. Tutorial.
Resources address common ergonomics issues related to sitting and chair selection. Seated postures. Chair adjustments. Ergonomic seating.
Analysis of computer hazards. Answers to common questions about computer use &, typing injuries. Tips on injury prevention. VDT radiation. Keyboard positioning. Computer eyestrain. Workstation evaluations. Environmental office aspects. Cumulative trauma in office workers.
Real-life ergonomic case studies for a wide variety of workplace repetitive motion, lifting and manual handling tasks related to a diverse group of industries such as manufacturing, office work, custodial, agricultural, printing, apparel, and many more.
Recommended exercises and stretches to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, etc. and to to improve comfort when using the computer. Exercises for sore shoulder. The Rolf Institute.
Ergonomics tools and manuals. Principles of ergonomics. Universal design principles. Answers to common questions on RSI. Implementation of ergonomics controls. CTD comparison chart. Lecture notes. Ergo statistics helper. Human Factors Design Guide.
Calculation of cost/benefit analysis form for ergonomics. The costs of ergonomic injuries and the benefits of prevention. Tips for supervisors and managers to manage cumulative trauma injuries.
Descriptions of colleges, universities, research centers , etc. that have laboratories and conduct research in the fields of ergonomics & human factors.
Ergonomics program development. Ergonomics program guidance. Physical ability testing. Basic elements for healthcare ergonomics programs. Full text of a laboratory ergonomics program. Examples of effective ergonomics workplace practices. Sample ergonomics programs.
Biomechanical considerations in hand tool design.
Applications Manual for the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation. Original and revised lifting NIOSH equations. Utah simplified model. Proper lifting techniques. Facts about back pain & back injuries, back belts.
Medical diagnosis and treatment of ergonomic-related injuries. Clinical guidelines and primary care management of acute low back pain. AHCPR guidelines on acute low back problems in adults. Teaching module for physicians and health care professionals on low back pain . Carpal tunnel syndrome. Series of ergonomic medicine guides designed for patients that provide explanations & illustrations. Medical management in an ergonomics program. Painful shoulder diagnosis and treatment.
Directives for ergonomic inspection instruction to OSHA inspectors. OSHA technical resources to assist with control of ergonomics hazards.
Reference materials related to pushing and pulling activities. Force limits for horizontal and vertical pushing and pulling. Safety in the use of hand and powered trucks and carts.
Guidance on controlling the ergonomics hazards associated with standing, standing/seated workstations, etc. Use of anti-fatigue mats.
Rapid Upper Limit Assessment methodologies. Hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder musculoskeletal disorders.