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Research Reports on Ergonomic Topics

We've culled useful information from a variety of sources.  Contact us if you have something to add to this page.

1. Northwest Missouri University published this informative article on laptop ergonomics and how unhealthy they are to work on - Oh My Aching Laptop!

2. Purdue University report evaluates the effectiveness of University-wide ergonomics program.

3. UPS Conducted a study which used a low tech, low cost approach to improving office ergonomics and experienced a significant reduction in lost work days and workers compensation costs.   Customer complaints against their customer service reps also dropped suggesting comfortable workers are less moody.

4. Atlas Ergonomics White Paper discussing an evaluation of a totally split, compact keyboard and its impact on posture, discomfort, and performance.

5. ChevronTexaco discusses Metrics for Profitability & Productivity: Mitigating Workplace Injuries and Ergonomic Risks at ChevronTexaco.

6. National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They have authoritative information on a wide variety of safety and health topics. A wide range of articles and links.

7. Computer/Electronics Accomodations Program (CAP) On July 26, 2010, President Obama issued Executive Order 13548 Increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities. Click on the link to find more information on this Executive Order Guidance.

8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18986032   Call Center Ergonomics

 

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