Repetitive Strain

Sustainable ergonomics

A path from ergonomics' usual areas - into links to sustainability Performance and wellbeing are cornerstones of a forward-looking modern workplace. To optimise these, a focus on workplace ergonomics is essential. From software usability, through to reducing strain in manual handling tasks, ergonomic principles help people achieve the best they can as safely as [...]

By |2019-04-03T10:54:21+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Agile working, Display Screen Equipment, DSE, Ergonomics, Remote working, Repetitive Strain, Training, Upper Limb Disorders, Wellbeing, Wellness|Comments Off on Sustainable ergonomics

Mind the gap

Plonking ourselves down We are plonkers – most of us. We plonk ourselves down in chairs and don’t think too much about whether we need to make adjustments or whether the chair suits our body dimensions. One aspect of chair use that in my experience people are often less familiar with, and possibly don’t [...]

Ergonomics guidance for use of mobile devices

Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors launches Mobile Working Guidance Musculoskeletal risks associated with mobile devices. As much as it seems like a hot topic when it’s brought up, interesting views or research pop up, statistics are flagged up, but we – as a discipline or collective of professionals – seem to move [...]

By |2018-11-22T11:00:13+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Agile working, Display Screen Equipment, DSE, Ergonomics, Mobile working, Remote working, Repetitive Strain, Risk assessment|Comments Off on Ergonomics guidance for use of mobile devices

Computer workstation assessment for employees who work at home

Homeworking is still on the increase – driven by increasing demands for a better work life balance, and many businesses looking to cut real estate costs by reducing the physical footprint of their office. Based on the statistics in a recent employment survey, 44% of UK staff now do some form of flexible [...]

By |2018-11-22T11:02:09+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Agile working, Back pain, Display Screen Equipment, DSE, Ergonomics, Health & Safety, Human Resources, Musculoskeletal risk assessment, Remote working, Repetitive Strain|Comments Off on Computer workstation assessment for employees who work at home

Online DSE Assessments

Online DSE assessments and user training A properly set-up desk or workstation is a vital part of maintaining wellbeing at work. Good quality DSE (Display Screen Equipment) assessments are an essential tool for achieving this. We provide a service that's something a bit different. An online DSE computer workstation assessment with no sign up, [...]

By |2019-03-10T08:19:16+00:00December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

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Connect with Ed on Social Media Guildford Ergonomics is run by Ed Milnes. Ed is an experienced and Chartered Ergonomics and Human Factors specialist who enjoys building close working relationships with clients and employees, introducing them to ergonomics ideas and solutions that are innovative, interesting and effective. Ed, as Guildford [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:50:51+00:00May 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Manual Handling

Manual Handling Manual handling injury is still a major cause of lost time and productivity for industry. Back pain and injury accounts for around 31% of working days lost per year (2,857,000 days). This represents 12.4% of all working days lost due to work-related ill health in the UK.   Our services include detailed risk [...]

By |2018-11-01T14:25:36+00:00May 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Repetitive upper limb work

Upper Limb Disorders / Repetitive strain Do you have employees reporting pain and discomfort in their arms, neck, shoulders? Are there signs of employees adjusting their work arrangements to reduce strain? Maybe some employees are wearing splints and support bandages on their arms or wrists? If the answer is yes to any of [...]

By |2018-11-01T12:04:33+00:00May 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessments

DSE Assessments and office ergonomics Computer workstations and equipment can be optimised to ensure better focus, concentration and productivity. Setting up correctly and choosing the right equipment is vital to user comfort. We provide DSE assessment services; face-to-face or online / by phone. Our advice on equipment selection is based on our experience [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:58:35+00:00May 14th, 2015|0 Comments

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Helping you run a productive, healthy and safe workplace We provide a range of consultancy services to help clients maximise employees' potential, and achieve legal compliance with health and safety law. Our focus is on workplace ergonomics - making sure that employees' working arrangements, tasks and activities, equipment, and procedures are safe and optimal. Typical examples of what we [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:49:41+00:00April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

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