With cleanup from the historic flooding in Louisiana likely to go on for some time, occupational safety and health agencies are warning about the hazards that workers and volunteers will face during cleanup activities.
3M bolsters presence in industrial ergonomic safety equipment
May 16, 2016
3M Personal Safety Division announces that StrongArm® Technologies ErgoSkeleton™ personal performance equipment will now be available for purchase through 3M’s distribution channels within the United States.
Robotic-like suits which provide powered assist and increase human strength may conjure thoughts of sci-fi and superhero film genres. But these wearable exoskeleton devices are now a reality and the market for their applications in the workplace is projected to increase significantly in the next five years.
MEGAComfort Personal Anti-Fatigue Mats® are the ultimate ergonomic solution for any individual standing or walking more than two hours a day on any hard surface. Designed for employees in the workplace, as a viable cost effective alternative to standard anti-fatigue matting. Reduce pain and fatigue today!
VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, announced today that it is adding an ergonomic solution to its comprehensive EHS platform with the acquisition of ErgoAdvocate, a web-based system that empowers employees to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove, Inc., which is known for its comprehensive line of hand and arm protection products for a wide range of industries, has announced that it has launched a new product line called Ergo Shield Insoles, which increase cushioning comfort and support in work boots and casual and athletic shoes.
Working Concepts, Inc, is a family owned small business in Oregon. They design, manufacture and market unique occupational safety products such as Ergokneel Handy Mats, Extreme Standing Mats, and Softknees No-strap Knee Pads.
Poultry workers are twice as likely to suffer serious injuries and six times more likely to get sick on the job than other private sector workers. In response to this, OSHA has launched a new Regional Emphasis Program in eight states to reduce musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomic stressors affecting industry workers.
After the summer months, many of us become less physically active. Cold temperatures tempt us to hunker down and “hibernate.” But that’s not healthy for our bodies. Let’s focus on proper ergonomics to support your back.