What is ergonomics? Most people have heard of ergonomics and think it is something to do with seating or with the design of car controls and instruments. It is...but it is much more! Ergonomics is the application of scientific information concerning humans to the design of objects, systems and environment for human use. Ergonomics... Read More
The HSE - UK's Health and Safety Executive, has announced a new downloadable tool for businesses and organizations to help reduce the probability of employees suffering from musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) of the arms and upper torso associated with repetitive tasks.
In the UK the most common industrial illness is MSD. Affecting more than... Read More
Whether preparing food for a family reunion or a community gathering, people who are great cooks at home don’t necessarily know how to safely prepare and store large quantities of food for large groups. Food that is mishandled can cause foodborne illness. However, by following some simple steps, volunteer cooks can make the event safe and success... Read More
The 2009-2010 flu season is here early and it is featuring a brand new strain of H1N1(Swine). Since this new version of the flu emerged earlier this year it has made its trip around the world and has taken us all on a Pandemic learning curve of which we still can not see the end. While H1N1 has been in the news almost continuously since it emerged ... Read More