Oct. 21 2008
Poor posture and incorrect body mechanics are two of the leading causes of neck and back pain. There is statistical evidence that show that industrial work-related musculoskeletal disorder are a primary... View More
July 26 2006
Have you ever seen or handled a million dollar box? I have. It was small and lightweight. I could easily hold it in one hand. A friend who works for the Department of Transportation (DOT) assured me that... View More
July 25 2006
When people think of ergonomics, they often think of the design of controls and objects or perhaps the design of a chair to best fit the human range of movement and prevent injury from straining to reach... View More
July 25 2006
If your shipping/distribution center occupies the same location that it did 10 or 15 years ago, theres a good chance that your lighting resources are inadequate, unnecessarily expensive or perhaps both.... View More
July 24 2006
Recall the scene in Cast Away where Tom Hanks� character, an air/ground express manager, passionately declares to his employees, �Time is like fire; it can either destroy us or keep us warm. We live or... View More
July 24 2006
Ergonomics is the practice of ensuring that the workplace properly accommodates the physical needs of the employees assigned to perform their job tasks safely at their assigned workstations. A program... View More
July 24 2006
When most people think of dangerous, action-filled jobs, they usually conjure up images of people like Steve Irwin the Crocodile Hunter, not the person who handles products or packages in his local warehouse.... View More
July 21 2006
There�s good news on the lighting front for managers of warehouse and shipping operations. Recent advances in illumination technology have produced new lighting solutions that can yield more and better... View More