Tag Archives: EASE

A ‘Landmark Event’ Marks Growing Industry Interest in Improved Ergonomics

BY TOM GRESHAM Link to digital version of article in MHI Solutions. Twenty years ago, ergonomics “was kind of a nice thing to do,” said Jim Galante, chair of MHI’s Ergonomic Assist Systems & Equipment (EASE) Industry Group, but it was not an area that attracted close attention in material handling. In the decades since then, however, he said an ...

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Material Handling Ergonomics in Industry 4.0

Ergonomics—the science that designs environments, equipment, tools and tasks within the capabilities of people to maximize productivity, efficiency and safety—has been an important part of the material handling industry for decades.

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2019 MHI Annual Conference Coverage

Annual Conference and Industry Group Sessions During these sessions, attendees heard from industry visionaries—including Pablos Holman, Jason Schenker, Peter Sheahan and Michael Bush—on topics ranging from technology, leadership, the economy and the workforce crisis. MHI Industry Group meetings and conference sessions gave attendees insights into the latest trends and digital technologies impacting our industry. Networking Events Attendees enjoyed a variety ...

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SOLUTIONS SPOTLIGHT: Ergonomic Workstations—It’s Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach

* By Katie Kuehner-Hebert * Numerous options exist for ergonomic workstations, but there are also numerous keys to selecting the proper equipment to the job, said Rob Beightol, director of marketing at MHI member Gorbel. Finding those right keys was one of the goals at a webinar held in November by MHI Industry Group Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment (EASE), ...

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