|Want to keep your employees safe, healthy & productive?|
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|NSC - The Business Case of Investment in Safety|
This is a great snapshot of both the potential costs of injury and illness, as well as some of the potential benefits of deploying a structured safety program.
|Developing a Distribution Ergonomics Research Center|
The objective of this research paper was to address common ergonomic issues that exist across DC operations within three commodity sectors: Grocery, Apparel, and General Merchandise.
|Usability of Manual Handling Aids for Transporting Materials|
Manual transport aids (trucks and trolleys) are in widespread use throughout most industries, but their use does not always result in the anticipated reduction of workload or musculoskeletal stress. A survey of users has shown that many of the aids currently used are poorly designed or inappropriate for the tasks performed.
|Material Handling Problems continued to plague industry in 2016|
An analysis of millions of workers' compensation claims found that about a third were related to one type of activity.
|Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers|
Designed for retailers and safety experts, this NIOSH booklet has a goal to prevent MMH (manual material handling) injuries in grocery stores. MMH injuries, also called overexertion injuries, account for 60% of the injuries and lost work in select retail businesses. This 23-page booklet has 13 unique illustrations showing employees in a grocery store using various mechanical assist devices. This booklet was inspired by the Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling.
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Keep your ergonomics skills sharp with online or corporate training from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).
|Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling|
This booklet will help you to recognize high-risk manual material handling work tasks and choose effective options for reducing their physical demands including:
|Workshop Event Results|
Manual Materials Handling Workshop: Business-to-Business
|Application Guidelines for Ergonomic Assist and Safety Equipment|