Ergonomic Strategies for the Aging Workforce

Effective ergonomics help all employees, but even more so the aging workforce. In this session at RIMS 2024, Ariel Jenkins, Assistant Vice President of Risk Services at Safety National, highlighted trends related to aging American workers and ergonomic strategies to help keep them safe in the workplace. Workers over the age of 55 represent a […]

Ergonomics: The Impact of Working From Home

Ergonomics concepts can be traced back to WWII when it was first used to assist pilots—minimizing fatigue, reducing error and keeping pilots flying longer. Shifting to today, we’re dealing with the health effects from computer overuse while working from home and injuries from handheld devices, like “texter’s neck” and “gamer’s thumb.” In this session at […]

Emphasizing Home Office Ergonomics and Safety

You would assume that this far into the pandemic work from home setups have become sophisticated, but that is not necessarily the case. At first, employees thought this was temporary, therefore did not put a lot of effort into their setup. Also, it is still hard to find some types of office furniture and accessories […]

Bio-Ergo Revolution: Physiology-Driven Assessments Using Wearable Technology

Wearables can do so much more than count steps and monitor heart rate. Assessment technology can objectively track and measure workers, detecting hot spots for efficiency loss and generating optimal physiological job matches. In this session at the RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, Anthony Harris, Associate Medical Director and Vice President of On-site Clinical Operations […]

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