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Written by ergonomic professionals, Insightful ERGONOMICS covers a variety of topics including ergonomic trends, programs, and different mindsets with the goal of helping you think about ergonomics in a slightly different way.

Physical Demands Analysis: What Else Can It Do For You?

With Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) reporting requirements, return on investment (ROI), and efficiency key measurables for businesses, we are all challenged to implement a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) management system that eliminates wasted time, repeat data collection, and maximizes data accessability/uses.

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Cognitive Ergonomics: Why Successful Companies Consider Mental Performance.

Ergonomics is commonly accepted as a solution for improved physical performance and injury prevention. However, considering the positive impact of cognitive ergonomics including human perception, mental processing, and memory is often overlooked.

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Job Rotation: Is It Effective?

The effectiveness of job rotation has been an ongoing debate amongst ergonomists for years. In our professional opinion, job rotation is...

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Exoskeletons: Reality in Manufacturing or Science Fiction?

The future has arrived and exoskeletons are assisting workers by supporting weighted tools/parts, static/prolonged postures, and/or simply performing tasks more efficiently. However integrating exoskeleton equipment must be carefully considered to avoid creating new risks associated with the job task.

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