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Category: Ergonomics

Ergonomics – Buxton, 20-24 June 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. No previous ergonomics or MSD experience is required.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 11-15 April 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce.

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Ergonomics – HSL Buxton, 28 September-2 October 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. The techniques cover both the physical and psychosocial aspects of a workplace design, following relevant HSE guidance and approaches to assess and reduce risks.  

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IOHA – 10th International Scientific Conference: London, 25-30 April 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015

The IOHA London 2015 conference will be centred around and include sessions on occupational hygiene, exposure science, product stewardship, occupational toxicology, epidemiology, occupational medicine and health, ergonomics, risk management and behavioural science.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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GEIS4 – Conveyor belt workstation design

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New information sheet replaces waste and recycling industry guidance ‘Ergonomic Considerations for Designing and Selecting Conveyor Belt Systems’.

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RR939 – An investigation into mechanical aids and automation for reducing the risks of repetitive handling tasks involving the upper limbs

Friday, August 10, 2012

The aim of the research is to review current literature on mechanical handling aids and automated systems that reduce musculoskeletal injury risks for the upper limbs as well as commercially available products. The objectives of this research were to: undertake a literature review to identify if there is any guidance or information currently available in […]

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Musculoskeletal Disorders eBulletin – Free subscription

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Subscribe to musculoskeletal disorders email eBulletin for free regular email news and updates via email.

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Waste & recycling – lifting and carrying advice

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Conveyor belts are used in several industries to move materials. Using these systems in the workplace can reduce the risks of Musculoskeletal injury (MSD) by avoiding the need for excessive repetitive lifting and carrying.

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