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Latest intelligence on the science of workplace ergonomics

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Our mission: To improve the lives of the global working population.  The Research Insights team accomplishes this by seeking knowledge from experts and integrating it into the Humantech approach, systems, assessment methods, and guidelines. This is our commitment and value to you.

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Research Updates

Why Ergonomics? Because when ergonomics is done right, two primary benefits are achieved: improved employee well-being and enhanced business performance. Communicating the value of ergonomics to business stakeholders is sometimes not easy. We hope these resources will help you build your case.

Live Webinar – Hosted by NIOSH on January 30th
Communicating the Value of Ergonomics to Business Stakeholders

Articles:
The Case for Ergonomics: Communicating Value to Business Stakeholders
ISO-45001 A Model for Managing Workplace Ergonomics
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What We Know
Blended Learning: A New Training Method for Today’s Learner

Video:
Ergonomics Best Practices Part 2 – Justifying Improvements

Latest EBook

Launching an ergonomics process is not the same as sustaining one over time. This e-book will give you tips for continued sucess.

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Ergo U: Notes from the Field

In this series, Humantech ergonomist Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics researchers from leading universities and associations across the country to share their latest findings and future projects.

Ergo U: NIOSH: Guidelines for Safe Manual Material Handling

 In the series Ergo U:  Ergonomics Research Notes from the Field, Humantech Director of Research and Ergonomics Engineer Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics ...read more

Ergo U: Harvard University: Soft Exosuits and Sensors for Industrial Applications

In the series Ergo U: Ergonomics Research Notes from the Field, Humantech ergonomist Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics researchers from leading universit...read more

Ergo U: The University of Pennsylvania: Where Motion Capture Began

In the series Ergo U: Ergonomics Research Notes from the Field, Humantech ergonomist Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics researchers from leading universit...read more

Ergo U: Ryerson University: The Impact of Ergonomics on Business Performance

In the series Ergo U:  Ergonomics Research Notes from the Field, Humantech ergonomist Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics researchers from leading univers...read more

Ergo U: The Ohio State University: Causal Pathways of Spine Disorders

In the series Ergo U:  Ergonomics Research Notes from the Field, Humantech ergonomist Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics researchers from leading univers...read more

Ergo U: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Quantifying the Risk & Cost of Forceful Exertions

In the series Ergo U:  Ergonomics Research Notes from the Field, Humantech ergonomist Blake McGowan meets with ergonomics researchers from leading univers...read more