Latest Ergonomics Stories

2013-06-21 23:17:00

The attorney from the firm of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., says the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics during National Safety Month is a ‘good starting point’ for employers. Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Rhode Island workers’ compensation lawyer Mark W. Gemma said today that the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics for Week 4 of National Safety Month should be shared by the state’s employers. The National Safety Council (NSC) observes National Safety...

2013-06-20 23:03:02

A' Design Award and Competitions are pleased to announce that the project Vinno 80 by Nicola Butti for Buttistile Design has been acknowledged with the famous Platinum A' Design Award in the Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design Category. Como, Italy (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 A' Design Award and Competition is happy to share that the project Vinno 80 by Nicola Butti for Buttisstile Design was awarded with the famous Platinum A' Design Award in the Scientific...

2013-06-19 23:04:51

Today's office environment is changing for the better as it evolves to include upright working options. One such option, Focal's Locus Workstation, which features the stand up desk and revolutionary leaning seat, has just won BUILDINGS Magazine's 2013 Product Innovations Grand Prize for Furniture Systems, and is soon to be the most coveted workspace in the office. Portsmouth, RI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Focal´s Locus Workstation featuring the revolutionary Locus Seat--the first seat to...

2013-06-18 23:24:46

Debut eBook from WorkWhileWalking.com is the definitive guide to treadmill desks — the best way for workers to combat sitting disease — what experts call the “new smoking”. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 WorkWhileWalking.com, the Web´s leading destination for treadmill desk product reviews and advice, today announced the release of its first eBook, “The Complete Guide to Treadmill Desking.” Featuring content compiled from health experts, treadmill...

2013-06-02 23:02:52

The new Stance Move from HealthPostures encourages computer users to be more active and energetic while staying on task in the workplace. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 The new Stance Move from HealthPostures encourages computer users to be more active and energetic while staying on task. The Stance Move will adjust to a sitting, kneeling or supportive standing position providing people with unparalleled well-being and energy in the workplace and makes the Stance Move the only...

2013-05-30 23:04:27

The use of mobile devices has revolutionized the way the emergency management community prepares, communicates and responds to natural and man-made disasters, significantly increasing the efficiency, rate and accuracy of communication. The excellent decisions made in the minutes leading up to, during and immediately after the Oklahoma tornadoes were clearly supported by quality information and the use of mobile communication technologies. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The horrific and...

2013-05-27 23:00:53

Ergonomics-based keyboards can allow a typist to avoid joint pain and soreness, declared eReflect in its latest statement. The developers behind the Ultimate Typing software system explain the features offered by recent innovations within ergonomics and how they can enhance the typing experience. New York City, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 In a recent briefing, eReflect development team strongly commended the effort by technicians across the globe that are engaged in designing a keyboard that...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'