The maturity and evolution of the EHS profession (going beyond the traditional compliance mindset) is evident in the most serious hazards pros say they will contend with in 2015, according to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey.
The National Retail Federation forecasts that retailers and merchants will hire between 730,000 and 790,000 seasonal workers this holiday season. Many of these workers, such as sales associates and cashiers, have little, if any, opportunity to sit during their work shift.
A new Portable-Electric (PE Series) mobile workstation designed and manufactured in the USA by Unidex, Inc., Warsaw, New York has earned CE Marking. Recognized worldwide as a designation of quality, a CE Marking indicates that a product conforms to European laws and directives regarding safety, health, the environment, and consumer protection, Unidex states.
Ergodyne has announced the expansion of their Arsenal® Tool Storage Collection with the new Arsenal® 5843 Tool Backpack. Featuring a unique two compartment design, the Arsenal® 5843 is third-party certified for hoisting up to 50 lbs. - allowing for hands-free climbing and easy mobility of tools and equipment around the jobsite.
U.S. workplaces may need to consider innovative methods to prevent fatigue from developing in employees who are obese. Based on results from a new study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH), workers who are obese may have significantly shorter endurance times when performing workplace tasks, compared with their non-obese counterparts.
“The Most Comfortable Foam Anti-Fatigue Mat in the Industry just got better!”
June 18, 2014
Superior Manufacturing Group, the world-leading makers of NoTrax®, Akro™, APEX™, and HomeTrax Designs™ floor matting products, introduces the new and improved Superfoam Plus®. Based on the existing Superfoam® product, the new Superfoam Plus® with its full ¾” thick softer material is the latest in high performance anti-fatigue floor mats from Superior taking comfort and ergonomic support to the next level.
For most of us, our work has a pretty sizeable impact on our lives. Our ability to do our job – and to do it well – is something which we all value, for a variety of reasons. As such, it is no surprise that we should also value the equipment which helps us do a good job day in and day out.
NewLife™ Eco-Pro Anti-Fatigue Mats, the ultimate employee benefit for workers who stand, are ergonomically designed to provide the perfect balance of premium comfort and optimal support. Our proprietary Cellulon® Polyurethane Technology stands up to the tough demands of commercial environments while providing lasting comfort that won't bottom out over time.
Sitting for long periods of time can cause back and neck pain, muscle cramps and even fatigue, yet many people have jobs that require them to spend a great deal of each workday sitting in front of a computer. If you have a sedentary job, using an ergonomic chair might help you ward off some aches and pains.