Topic: ergonomics

3 Myths about Industrial Custom Workstations
3 Myths about Industrial Custom Workstations

While most people admire well designed custom workstations in industrial settings, there are some who are hesitant when it comes to implementing them in their own applications. BOSTONtec jumped into customs way back in its early years. Over the course of 20 plus...

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Increase Your Productivity With These Ergonomic Principles
Increase Your Productivity With These Ergonomic Principles

MIDLAND, Mich., June 16, 2020 BOSTONtec announced it would present research conducted by the Director of Ergonomic Services, The Ergonomics Center of North Carolina State University (NCSU), Jeff Hoyle, alongside BOSTONtec Sr. Applications Engineer, Rob Doucette Jr....

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What is an Ergonomic Workstation?
What is an Ergonomic Workstation?

Back injuries are the most common type of workplace injury. The repetitive motion and overexertion which cause these injuries can be lessened through ergonomics. Clearly, ergonomics is something that employers, employees, and the self-employed should all be taking...

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Ergonomic Evaluation in Industrial Environments
Ergonomic Evaluation in Industrial Environments

Ergonomic evaluation assesses how work affects various parts of the human body. These effects can be both positive and negative and are incredibly important in every type of work setting imaginable. In an industrial setting, proper ergonomics for the bodies of workers...

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How Lighting Ergonomics Can Affect Your Employees
How Lighting Ergonomics Can Affect Your Employees

Inappropriate lighting lowers employee performance, and causes health and safety problems. To improve worker productivity and well-being, you need to optimize the source and level of lighting for different tasks in warehouses, distribution centers, or manufacturing...

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Crank or Electric Height Adjustable?
Crank or Electric Height Adjustable?

The focus of applied ergonomics is to make the workplace a safer, more comfortable and more productive environment for each individual operator. Crank versus electric height adjustability? We compare the two options in industrial workstations under 5 criteria: 1....

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