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Unidex announces new mobile electric workstation earns CE Marking

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.


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Ergodyne launches new tool backpack with maximum storage

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.


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Obese workers get tired faster

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.


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Superior Mfg. Group unveils SUPERFOAM Plus®

“The Most Comfortable Foam Anti-Fatigue Mat in the Industry just got better!”

 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. 


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Why should PPE be ergonomic? Top five reasons

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.


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The ultimate employee benefit: Standing in comfort

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

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
The following six tips can help you take care of your neck.


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Excessive smartphone use can harm health

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

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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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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