June 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 6
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Applying ergonomics and engineering to manual material handling activities
By Christy Lotz
According to research studies, injuries for most companies likely result from poor ergonomics, with the majority coming from manual material handling tasks. If ergonomic-related injuries do not account for 50 percent of your total injuries, they likely account for more than 50 percent of the costs.
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