Training

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

Open course – 1-day Introduction to Ergonomics and Human Factors

27 November 2018 - Guildford We will be delivering our CIEHF-accredited '1-day Introduction to Ergonomics and Human Factors' course on 27 November in Guildford. This session is open for any individual to attend (either sponsored by your employer or self-funded). An open course is a great opportunity to network and meet new people who [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:46:36+00:00October 10th, 2018|CPD, DSE, Ergonomics, Human Error, Human Factors, Human Reliability, Musculoskeletal risk assessment, Services, Training|Comments Off on Open course – 1-day Introduction to Ergonomics and Human Factors

Reducing back injuries from manual handling

There is potential in ergonomics – and probably any scientific discipline – that so much research is done, and so many articles are published, that key ones can get lost in the noise. A paper I recently ‘rediscovered’ from Ergonomics in 2009 is a good example. An article By S M McGill, 'Evolving Ergonomics?' [...]

By |2018-11-22T10:59:17+00:00September 19th, 2018|Back pain, Consultant, Ergonomics, Health & Safety, Manual Handling, Musculoskeletal risk assessment, Occupational Health, Safe working procedures, Services, Training|Comments Off on Reducing back injuries from manual handling

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

About

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

Behavioural Risk / Unsafe Acts

Behavioural risk and human failure Do people in your workplace use shortcuts to try and get things done? Are hazards in the workplace sometimes left unreported? Do you put a high reliance on people 'doing things the right way' to avoid incidents and harm? If the answer to any of these is yes, [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:56:08+00:00May 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Training

Ergonomics and risk management training Training employees and management on ergonomics issues is an important long-term part of a safety management system. It increases worker engagement, trust in management and delivers continual ongoing financial returns. Guildford Ergonomics provides training in Manual Handling Risk Assessment, Upper Limb Risk Assessment, and DSE / Computer workstation assessment [...]

By |2018-11-21T11:50:04+00:00May 8th, 2015|0 Comments

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