Next up for ergo guidelines: Grocery stores & poultry processors
Both have workers at high risk of experiencing repetitive motion disorders.
Henshaw expects draft guides for both industries to be circulated by the end of the year. Guides will be based on what he calls "industry best practices" and input from experts in those industries.
Explaining the use of guidelines over an ergo standard, Henshaw told the national ASSE meeting that "as a sailor I know that when you can't change the wind, you must adjust your sails."