Ergonomics

By Josh Bond · August 31, 2015
Study illustrates how worker and pallet location can influence stress on back muscles and provides suggestions for improvement.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2015
Cold storage facility saves $100,000 annually with LED lighting upgrade.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2015
DC cuts lighting-related energy by 91% annually with new fixtures and software.
By MMH Staff · July 14, 2015
Safety and industrial supply distributor services more than 100,000 customers and employs nearly 500 people.
By Josh Bond · June 22, 2015
Workers no longer need flashlights to read technical drawings.
By Josh Bond · June 5, 2015
Last year's event shared a message of safety with nearly 20 million people through 135 media channels, and organizers expect the momentum to continue on June 9.
By Bridget McCrea · June 1, 2015
An inside view of the ergonomic strides that one international manufacturer is making in its plants and warehouses.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 1, 2015
Vice chair of the Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) group at MHI talks to Modern about ergonomics in today's warehouse.
By Meryl Wexler president of Wellness Resolutions, LLC. · May 22, 2015
A well-designed driver wellness program could make the job more attractive and help alleviate driver turnover.
By Josh Bond · May 1, 2015
Fabric curtain walls separate workers from temperature, noise and equipment traffic.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Improved airflow boosts employee comfort while slashing energy costs.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Warehouse creates seasonal cold storage capabilities to serve needs of owner and tenant.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Bulk warehouse facilities achieve better lighting with 50% fewer fixtures and big energy savings.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Including an occupancy sensor, the new system also saves more than 1 million kWh annually.
<p>Zach Norkey, southeast territory manager, and Mike Kulka, national account manager, show off Caster Concepts’ new ErgoMaxx and TWERGO casters.</p>

By Sara Pearson Specter · March 24, 2015
Reducing back and shoulder injuries, as well as cutting the noise associated with hearing loss, are the goals of Caster Concepts’ (Booth 5244) new ergonomic line of caster wheels, rigs and polyurethane treads, explained Mike Kulka, national account manager in a press conference on Tuesday.

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