Raynor Recalls Office Chairs Due to Fall Hazard

Recall date:  February 18, 2016 Recall number:  16-107 Name of product: Eurotech Lume office chairs Hazard: The chair seat can detach, posing a fall hazard to consumers Description:  This recall involves Eurotech Lume office...

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Tired of Sitting All Day?

By now, most of us have heard the news reports on the effects of sitting for prolonged periods of time: “Our study showed that sitting time was associated with a...

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Snow Shoveling Safety

By now we have all heard the predictions that this winter will be a hard one, with lots of snow. Many of us have already felt it. Typically, the first...

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AIHA Makes Position Statement to Support an Ergonomics Standard

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recently published a Position Statement on Ergonomics (http://www.aiha.org/news-pubs/govtaffairs/Documents/ErgonomicsPositionstmnt100509.pdf ). The main purpose of the paper was to communicate their position regarding the role and benefits...

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Taking Ergonomics Home with You

by Laura Dietrich, Certified Professional Ergonomist Many of you are already incorporating ergonomic improvements into your work environment.  One area that you may not have considered for ergonomics is in your...

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