Entries by Zaheer Osman

DSE and Office Ergonomics Research Summary

The white paper below was written in 2005 by Zaheer Osman but still contains a lot of relevant information about ergonomics in the office, Display Screen equipment and seating. The document summarises the following: 1) Relevant guidance, standards and legislation 2) Statistics 3) Information on different seating concepts and their effectiveness 4) Other chairs on […]

Train the Trainer Manual Handling and Ergonomics

We have conducted many train the trainer projects in manual handling and ergonomics.  These are usually tailored to the actual tasks with both theory and practical elements. The document below summarises the approach we take when developing manual handling and ergonomics train the trainer programmes: Manual Handling and Ergonomics Training – Train the Trainer

Case Study – Ergonomics Review of Refuse Workers

An ergonomics review of refuse workers was conducted.  The refuse workers conducted their collections manually without wheeled bins or bin lifts.  Their collections were largely bag based from the pavement.  The case study is summarised in the document below: Ergonomics Survey of Refuse Workers A 95% reduction in manual handling injuries and absences related to […]

How to conduct a Display Screen Equipment Assessment – Ergonomic Workstation Checklist

The attached PDF titled ‘DSE Assessment steps and tips’ will allow you to understand some of the steps involved when conducting a Display Screen Equipment Assessment.  We provide DSE training which will allow your organisation to become self sufficient in conducting DSE assessments and to become compliant with the DSE regulations.   Tips for DSE […]

How to choose a good Ergonomics Expert

Why use a Chartered Ergonomist? Chartered ergonomists are usually labelled chartered ergonomics consultants by their employers. To be chartered with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human factors (CIEHF) demonstrates that the ergonomist has the following: A degree in ergonomics and human factors from an approved course (3 to 4 years of education) Has demonstrated […]