The Ergonomics Practice Specialty serves as a resource of technical information and program management practices on occupational ergonomics. Ergonomics is “The science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population. Ergonomics is an approach or solutions to deal with a number of problems – among them are work-related musculoskeletal disorders.” (NIOSH, 1997). The Practice also provides members opportunities to network, and share best practices.
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Integrating Risk Management & Prevention Through Design Standards
The standard, “ANSI/ASSE/ISO 31000 (Z690.2-2011) Risk Management— Principles and Guidelines,” can be applied to an entire organization, as well as to specific processes, activities or projects. OSH professionals can play a significant role in product development.
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