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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.