How Ergonomics Can Minimize Repetitive Strain Injuries

Repetitive Strain Injuries are Hurting Our Employees, and Our Businesses Repetitive strain injuries is a very real risk to not only employees, but business in general. Costs associated with these types of injuries can cost businesses an estimated $15 to $20 billion dollars a year in the United States according to the federal Occupational Safety … Read moreHow Ergonomics Can Minimize Repetitive Strain Injuries

BioFit and Seating Ergonomics

Ergonomics is a topic we’ve covered numerous times on the Production Automation blog, but it is a topic that is relevant in so many industries. Whether you work on a production floor in a factory or in an office, or even at home, ergonomics play a large role in our health and well-being. Before we … Read moreBioFit and Seating Ergonomics

Industrial Task Seating: Why Durability Matters for the Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

For 20 years, ergoCentric has been committed to providing the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry – not the lowest price, or the coolest looking chairs, although both price and aesthetics are important. Total Cost of Ownership is an “estimate of all direct and indirect costs associated with an asset or acquisition over … Read moreIndustrial Task Seating: Why Durability Matters for the Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

Ergomat 101 – A Summary of Ergomat Anti-Fatigue Matting

A quick, comprehensive run through of Ergomat matting in a few minutes, time saved for you and money saved in the long run! We want to take a couple of minutes of your time and give a brief summary of the Ergomat matting line. You may have considered matting in the past, or may need … Read moreErgomat 101 – A Summary of Ergomat Anti-Fatigue Matting

Ten Rules for Choosing the Right Ergonomic Chair

Purchasing a new chair may not seem like a daunting task, but once you start looking at various ergonomic chairs and their adjustable features and options, sizes, heights, functions, and materials it can be downright confusing. Here is a ten step guideline to help you choose the perfect chair for your body, environment, and task. … Read moreTen Rules for Choosing the Right Ergonomic Chair

Dynamic Ergonomics – The Wearwell Study

Anti-fatigue mats are an integral part of many Ergonomic and Safety Programs. Standing workers love them, but production managers need to be able to justify the financial investment. Although perception studies have proven workers feel much better when they use anti-fatigue mats, Wearwell wanted to go a step further and prove that anti-fatigue matting actually … Read moreDynamic Ergonomics – The Wearwell Study

Gibo Kodama Chairs

At Gibo/Kodama Chairs, they design chairs for hours of productivity. From the shape of their seats to the density of their foam, from the ease of control adjustments to their ergonomically designed support system, Gibo/Kodama designs fit and productivity into every chair. You’ll find Gibo/Kodama chairs in production lines, biomedical labs, office environments, anywhere productivity … Read moreGibo Kodama Chairs

The Science and Solutions of Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the blending of human biology, psychology, engineering, and design. The aim of ergonomics is to develop and apply techniques to optimize performance while protecting the health, safety, and well-being of individuals. The application and science of ergonomics is not a new one, ergonomics principles have been implemented since the 5thcentury BCE, an example … Read moreThe Science and Solutions of Ergonomics

Ergonomics for the Standing Worker

By Lisa O’Dell, VP of Marketing at Wearwell The word “ergonomics” is defined as “the natural laws of work”. Optimal performance, which many of us define as productivity, is the ultimate goal of ergonomic design. It’s therefore reasonable to expect that the implementation of ergonomic concepts offers tremendous value to any company, and can be … Read moreErgonomics for the Standing Worker