Items Tagged with 'ergonomic'


The ultimate employee benefit: Standing in comfort

October 9, 2013

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.

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Is that ergonomic chair really ergonomic?

Features you should look for
March 18, 2013

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.

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6 ways to ease neck pain

Harvard Medical School’s HEALTHbeat suggest tips to decrease muscle pains
March 6, 2013
The following six tips can help you take care of your neck.

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Excessive smartphone use can harm health

January 17, 2013

A new report out of Europe is raising fears that excessive use of smartphones and tablets could cause ergonomic psychosocial problems – especially among people who use the devices as work tools.

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Hyatt boycott gains momentum

Housekeeping staff has injury rate among highest in industry
October 5, 2012

High ergonomic injury rates among the workers who clean the guest rooms at Hyatt Hotels are at the center of a global boycott of the chain – a boycott that picked up a new coalition member last month.

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Hyatt Hotels receive ergonomic risk warning from OSHA

Hazard Alert Letter is a first in the hotel industry
May 9, 2012

OSHA has issued a formal Hazard Alert Letter to Hyatt Hotels (NYSE: H), notifying the company of ergonomic risk factors faced by housekeepers in the course of their daily work.

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Making the business case for ergonomics

May 2, 2012

The body of scientific evidence supports the financial case for ergonomic programs.

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NIOSH group studies hotel worker safety (7/7)

July 12, 2011
Ergonomic hazards; slips, trips and falls and exposure to toxic cleaning chemicals are just a few of the occupational health risks faced by the nation’s 400,000 hotel cleaners, according to a partnership put together by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to improve workplace practices.
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