Wellness and Ergonomics

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A source for information on cumulative trauma injuries (CTDs) and workplace repetitive stress injuries.

CUErgo - Cornell University Ergonomics Website
CUErgo presents information from ergonomics research studies and class work by students and faculty in the Cornell Human Factors and Ergonomics Research Group (CHFERG). The research focuses on ways to enhance usability by improving the ergonomic design of hardware, software, and workplaces, to enhance people's comfort, performance andhealth.

Ergocise - Stretch At Your Desk
Animated stretches, free reminder program, ergonomic and anatomical information. Includes informative repetitive stress injury (RSI) symptom and disease entities.

Ergoweb
ErgoWeb® Inc., ‘the place for ergonomics™,' is a full service occupational ergonomics company, providing innovative software solutions, professional consultation and training, and valuable, credible information to a worldwide audience.

Healthy Computing
A free public resource for computer-related health and ergonomics information. Comprehensive resources with information on preventing computer-related injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Hewlett Packard Safety and Comfort Guide
This guide describes proper workstation setup, posture, and health and work habits for computer users.

Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace
The Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace is an independent, self-sustaining coalition of businesses, business organizations, and individuals dedicated to preserving the rights of employers and employees in drug-abuse prevention programs and to positively influencing the national debate of these issues.

Microsoft's Healthy Computing Guide
The Microsoft Healthy Computing Guide shows you ways to stay comfortable and productive when using your computer. It may also help you reduce your risk of experiencing painful and disabling injuries or disorders.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. NIOSH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services.

OSHA - Effective Ergonomics
The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has a four-pronged comprehensive approach to ergonomics designed to quickly and effectively address musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace. OSHA maintains a list of additional resources concerning workplace ergonomics.

OSHA - Workplace Violence
Department of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, Resources on the web. Information on Workplace Violence, guidelines and training materials are available.

University of Virginia Ergonomics Program
The university provides a list of links to educational information about defining and evaluating ergonomic risks, creating ergonomically appropriate workstations and preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders.

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