Keenan Blog

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Ergonomics

10 Tips for Effective Ergonomic Evaluations
10 Tips for Effective Ergonomic Evaluations

4/25/2017 -

We are all working as fast as we can, and often times, we train assistants to help provide “triage” ergonomics assessments. As a Board Certified […]

Simple Office Ergo Solutions
Simple Office Ergo Solutions

12/2/2015 -

I’m often asked about simple, common solutions to issues that I see most often during ergonomics evaluations.  Most employees request the ‘latest and greatest equipment […]

Is Your Work Too Sedentary for Your Health?
Is Your Work Too Sedentary for Your Health?

6/30/2015 -

Recent studies show that adults sit on average 10-12 hours a day, with most of that time spent sitting behind a desk. While our minds […]

Keeping Pace With the Millennials?
Keeping Pace With the Millennials?

4/21/2015 -

Do Millennials tune you out quicker than other generations or is it just my imagination? When training or presenting to them, I have to strap […]

Promoting Proactive Ergonomics
Promoting Proactive Ergonomics

12/9/2014 -

We can all agree that ergonomic assessments are important AFTER an injury has happened. But it shouldn’t just be about the claims. Making ergonomics part […]

Noise, Noise, Noise!!!
Noise, Noise, Noise!!!

7/8/2014 -

Do you remember the Grinch becoming annoyed with all the “noise, noise, noise!”? I don’t think the people of ‘Whoville’ generated near the amount of […]

Are You Jaded?
Are You Jaded?

5/13/2014 -

When I took my first Risk Management course, the instructor said, “The most important thing to remember in this field is don’t become jaded.”  At […]

Ergonomics: It’s about using brains… not backs!
Ergonomics: It’s about using brains… not backs!

4/1/2014 -

When placed in a working situation where manual materials handling (lifting, pushing, pulling, etc.) is required, most people will ‘work’ themselves through the situation rather […]

Boomer Ergo
Boomer Ergo

3/4/2014 -

As the workforce ages, vision is one of the most obvious casualties. First glasses appear, followed by bifocals, then multi-focal lenses. What other changes should […]

Laptops to Go – Let’s Be Safe Out There
Laptops to Go – Let’s Be Safe Out There

2/11/2014 -

In our mobile society, many people work “on the go”,  in airports, hotels or coffee spots. Using a laptop comfortably is challenging. When the screen […]