Exoskeletons are ‘hot’: lab studies have repeatedly shown that they can compensate for a large percentage of required effort. But what about in a real work situation? BruBotics, the human robotics research centre at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, put it to the test. Carglass and Mensura participated in the test project.
How do you, as an employer, organise telecommuting? Use these handy precautions to create a professional, inspiring home office for your employees.
Tired eyes prevent us from working efficiently. Good lighting and air conditions, as well as varying the viewing distance offer us relief.
Too much noise in the office significantly cuts down on employee productivity. Fortunately, there are all kinds of ways to reduce this annoyance.
Employees who are mentally and physically fit are happier, healthier and more productive. Find out how to create the ideal workspace.
The topic of this year’s VUSA congress on occupational medicine in Flanders was healthy office work. Mensura attended the event and compiled a brief overview of the main findings.
Dirk Delaruelle, Head of Ergonomics at Mensura, was recently elected new chairman of the Belgian Ergonomics Society (BES). As such, he will be performing a leading role in the field of ergonomics in Belgium over the next three years. He has taken up this new position with a clear mission and vision in mind.
Can ergonomic training help alleviate bus drivers’ lower back pain? According to research conducted by Mensura the answer is: absolutely.
More and more companies are implementing a flexible workplace model where employees are given the opportunity to complete their tasks with flexible working hours and no fixed location. Creating a stimulating work environment has shown to deliver benefits in terms of productivity and well-being.