Leveraging technology to improve ergonomics assessments

It’s vital to select the right tools to measure, solve specific issues

By Kent Hatcher and Emily Barnes

At a basic level, the essential function of ergonomics has not changed for many years. The need to fit the job to the worker remains fundamental in reducing musculoskeletal injuries (MSDs) and related costs, reducing absenteeism and turnover, and the most important goal of environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals everywhere – protecting the health of our fellow workers.

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