Following ergonomic best practices amid COVID-19

Keeping workers safe in offices, plants and at home requires careful analysis
By Timothy (Tim) Pottorff

Ergonomists rally to keep workers safe in pandemic

Ergo ISEs find innovative ways to adapt to changing workplaces, habits
By Keith Albertson

How eliminating waste boosted meter installation by 100% in New York

Plan based on Lean and Six Sigma ideals boosted efficiency, productivity
By Gerhard Baumann and Satvinder Sidhu

Phantom assembly tool cuts manufacturing lead times, increases cost efficiency

Enterprise resource planning option saves inventory space, expense
By Ilyani Sanchez


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Singapore team’s flexible material is better able to measure minute motion
  • Software tool keeps a closer eye on COVID patients
  • ASU student engineers build a better mask
  • UC Riverside project samples leaves in the field to gauge irrigation needs
  • Smart devices to set power use may prevent blackouts
  • Resilience key to supply chains, survey says
  • Book of the month: You at Work: Doing Your Best Work Remotely


Performance by Kevin McManus

Using statistics to be probabilistic

Management by Paul Engle

Monitoring progress toward objectives

Health Systems by Tarun Mohan Lal

Crisis management to new normal

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Syncing climate policy with economic growth

IISE Body of Knowledge by Dave Hampton and Laila Cure

Work Systems and the BoK


This month in IISE news ...

  • AEC offers ergo solutions for every workplace
  • IISE elects new leaders for 2021
  • IISE Cup 2.0 heads 2021 Annual honors
  • IISE, Girl Scouts team up for STEM event
  • Got a great ISE video? Enter IAB YouTube contest
  • Lean Six Sigma conference has new name, focus
  • NIOSH marks a half century of safety efforts


October 2023 issue


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