Ergonomics: Challenges and Opportunities

Delia E. Treaster, Ph.D., CPE, Ergonomic Technical Advisor In recognition of National Ergonomics Month, this blog is part two of a two-part series focusing on ergonomics in the workplace. In our recent blog we talked about how participatory ergonomics is effective in reducing overexertion injuries. Participatory ergonomics is a long-term investment. It takes time to … Continue reading Ergonomics: Challenges and Opportunities

Winter is coming! Protect your workers from icy perils

By Rich Gaul, BWC Safety Technical Adviser Winter is right around the corner. Are you and your employees ready for the harsh conditions of the season? Taking some simple steps can help protect your employees from ailments caused by exposure to low temperatures, wind, and moisture. The two primary health risks in cold weather are … Continue reading Winter is coming! Protect your workers from icy perils