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OSHA Ergonomic Guidelines For A Healthy Workplace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 16, 2022 12:54:00 PM


We’ve probably all experienced a stiff neck or a sore back from sitting all day, and it’s no fun. With proper ergonomics, however, such ailments can often be alleviated. 

Good ergonomics in the workplace, will enhance employee comfort and increase productivity. Ergonomics is essentially the science of adapting a job or position to specifically fit the worker - and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has taken on a leading role in helping promote and advocate for such environments. 

In this post, we'll take a closer look at OSHA's ergonomics guidelines for a healthy workplace:

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Topics: Ergonomics, Motion Control, Safety, Testing & Prototyping, office equipment, OSHA

Identifying Bad Ergonomic Design in the Workplace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Nov 22, 2021 10:32:16 AM

As more companies and industries realize the benefits of implementing ergonomic equipment, more and more equipment claims to be “ergonomically” designed. And since ergonomic equipment is beneficial everywhere from the grocery store to the construction site, it’s important (and ever-more challenging to weed out the posers. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Motion Control, Push Cart, office equipment, OSHA

The Consequences of Bad Ergonomically Designed Equipment

Posted by Weber Knapp on Nov 22, 2021 10:31:47 AM
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Topics: Ergonomics, Design, Industrial, office equipment, OSHA

Ergonomic Assessment Checklist for Manufacturing Safety

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 28, 2021 4:15:00 PM


From chronic back pain to carpal tunnel syndrome, we've all seen how much damage bad ergonomics can do. Bad ergonomics, in short, are bad for business.

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Topics: Ergonomics, Industrial, Push Cart, Safety, OSHA

Tips for Implementing Ergonomics in the Workplace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 20, 2021 2:33:19 PM

We’ve all heard of the nightmare situations that improper ergonomics and training can bring to the workplace -- whether it’s chronic pain for your workers, short staffing, or even costly workers comp claims, bad ergonomics can be a big hindrance to any business, regardless of industry. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Hospatility Furniture, Industrial, OSHA

6 Benefits of Working With Onshore Motion Control Manufacturers

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 29, 2021 1:32:00 PM

Whether you’re seeking ergonomic equipment, counterbalances, or spring-assist hinges, ensuring your motion control manufacturer has your best interest and success in mind is of top priority. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Cost, Supply Chain, standards & certifications, office equipment, Manufacturing, OSHA

Ergonomic Essentials in Hub-and-Spoke Model Office Setups

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 31, 2021 10:21:00 AM

In the height of pandemic-related restrictions and work-from-home requirements ended, employees got used to the flexibility of working from home or on the road. Now, many businesses are considering the hub-and-spoke model to allow for multiple satellite offices to suit their employee’s needs.

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, office equipment, OSHA