Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only

Ergonomics information on the Web

 

Agriculture

Ergonomics for farm workers [CDC]
 

Construction

A guide to selecting non-powered hand tools [NIOSH]
 

Concrete work [DOSH]
 

Construction ergonomics [OR-OSHA]
 

Drywall work [DOSH]
 

Ergonomic tip sheet for concrete laborers [OR-OSHA]
 

Ergonomics for women in the construction trades [OR-OSHA]
 

How to improve material handling on site [OR-OSHA]
 

Masonry construction [DOSH]
 

Mechanical shop contractors [DOSH]
 

Questions to ask during pre-job planning [OR-OSHA]
 

Residential construction [DOSH]
 

Shoveling tips [CCOHS]
 

Ergonomic improvements a contractor can make right now for little or no cost [OR-OSHA]
 

Tips for carpenters [DOSH]
 

Tips for electricians [Cal-OSHA]
 

Tips for laborers [DOSH]
 

Whole body vibration information

     Centralized European whole-body vibration database
      Search for vibration levels for different vehicles
 
     European Community Directive 2002/44/EC
      Vibration exposure guidelines
 

Hand-arm vibration information

     Centralized European hand-arm vibration database
      Search for vibration levels for hand tools
 
     Health effect of hand-arm vibration
      Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
 
     European Community Directive 2002/44/EC
      Vibration exposure guidelines


Health care

Best practices for nursing homes [OR-OSHA]
 

Ergonomics guidelines for nursing homes [OSHA]
 

Safe patient handling [VA]
 

Skilled nursing facilities [DOSH]
 


Wood products

Banding coil handling [OR-OSHA]
 

Lumber handling in sawmills [DOSH]
 

Paper wrap operator [OR-OSHA]
 

Planing mill hula saw operator [OR-OSHA]
 

Plywood putty patch line [OR-OSHA]
 

Rail car loading [OR-OSHA]
 

Sander smoothing bars [OR-OSHA]
 

Sawmill chop saw/debarker control room [OR-OSHA]
 

Sawmill circular blade handling [OR-OSHA]
 

Sawmill log scaling [OR-OSHA]
 

Sawmill trim saw feeder operator [OR-OSHA]
 


Government agencies

Canadian Center For Occupational Safety And Health [CCOSHS]
 

National Institute For Occupational Safety And Health [NIOSH]
 

Occupational Safety And Health Administration [OSHA]
 

Washington Department Of Department Of Occupational Safety And Health [DOSH]
 


Worksite redesign

Worksite redesign program [OR-OSHA]