All Ergonomics Articles

Ergonomics Rules: OSHA?s Final Ergonomics Standard

Back injuries account for 1 in 4 occupational injuries involving days away from work. Learn more about the workplace ergonomic standards brought into effect by OSHA on January 6, 2001.

Back Care for Dentists and Surgeons

This article outlines some ways that health care professionals can tackle their back pain head on.

Back Care for Nurses

This page has information and statistics discussing the importance of back care in nursing.

Body Mechanics and Your Spine: Tips 4 - 6

Take a lesson in body mechanics from the professionals - the golf professionals that is. Learn how they keep their focus on back-saving movements.

Body Mechanics and Your Spine: Tips 1 - 3

To prevent painful back and neck injuries, make sure you have both good posture and good body mechanics. Combined, they can keep you from hurting your spine.

Back Care on Airplanes

How to take care of your neck and back during plane travel. Tips to prevent and manage pain while confined to the cabin.

Body Mechanics and Your Spine: Tips 7 - 10

Tips 7 through 10 to help you improve your body mechanics and keep your spine safe.

Ergonomics: The Human Body and Injury Prevention

Ergonomics is concerned with how our environment interacts with our work. It also looks for ways to decrease the risks of injury and illness.

Driving and Back Care

Many drivers complain of back pain. Tips to help you adapt your seat options, suggestions for making ergonomic choices, and how to sit in a vehicle.

Ergonomic Chairs and Seat Adjustment

How to choose an ergonomic chair and prevent back and neck pain. While most people believe sitting is relaxing, sitting is actually hard on the back because it transfers the full weight of the upper body onto the buttocks and thighs.

Sitting Disease and Its Impact on Your Spine

How prolonged sitting can cause neck pain and back pain. Spending much of your day in a seated position can leave your back sore, stiff, and in pain because sitting puts stress on the muscles and discs in your back and neck.

Is a Sit-Stand Desk Right for Me? 7 Things to Consider

Sit-stand desks are adjustable desks that allow workers to sit or stand. An adjustable height worktop can help reduce low back pain and pressure causing sciatica. Standing can encourage proper posture and prevent neck and upper back pain.

Align Your Spine for Better Body Mechanics

Good posture combined with health body mechanics can help you prevent an episode of neck or back pain.

Tips for snow Shoveling:How to avoid Back Pain

Snow shoveling is a common cause of back pain. Advice about picking the best type of shovel, snow removal tips and techniques, snowblower use, and what to wear.

Ergonomic Standards

It doesn't matter whether you work in a factory, office or at home; how you treat your body during work affects your spine.
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