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Nick M.

Erie, Colorado
Nick McElhiney AEP I own a company called Ergonomic Evolution LLC and is operated Colorado. I have been conducting ergonomic evaluations and consultations for the past 8 years for companies large and small. My 15-year background in manufacturing and the contract furniture industry has enabled me to recognize office and industrial efficiencies and inefficiencies. My business approach is proactive, solution oriented, and customized for each client, resulting in reduced operational costs,... Full Bio
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Understanding ergonomics at work and the benefits that go along with it. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Reduce accidents and ill health and increase productivity by fitting the task to the worker. You may have heard of the term ‘ergonomics’. This is sometimes referred ... Read on »
Obama is bringing back Clintons ergonomic record-keeping rule. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The Obama administration is bringing back an ergonomics record-keeping rule issued by the Clinton administration, but rejected by former President George W. Bush. Experts, w ... Read on »
The impact of stress on your health. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Stress and Stressors Stress is endemic in the US – both in one’s personal life and in the workplace.  In a 2001 telephone poll of 751 American workers, when asked “In ... Read on »
Reduce work-related injuries, improve your business! by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Reducing Injuries and Costs To reduce work-related ergonomic injuries and the associated costs, companies must develop and implement effective and ongoing ergonomics ... Read on »
Kids and Computers by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Are you ‘sharing’ your home computer with the kids? Have you watched how they position themselves there and how focused they can become for long periods? It may come a ... Read on »
Ergonomic tips for the week of 1/4/10 by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health January 4, 2009 Ergonomic tip of the day! Every time you move think about your feet. If you are moving without your feet (supported on the floor), you are moving out o ... Read on »
The right handed world and being out of balance. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health You may of noticed that most of us are right handed. (An estimated 70% to 80% of the world population). You may of noticed that many things are specifically made for the ... Read on »
Bugs have the right idea about evolution! by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I’ve found a rather interesting viewpoint from a bug about evolution. It’s nice to see that someTHING gets the benefits of evolution. Click on the link below to learn ... Read on »
Colorado is Healthiest State by Nick M. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health According to a study made by the CDC in 2008, names Colorado the Healthiest least obese state in the US. Obesity is the fastest growing health issue in the past 15 years and h ... Read on »
2009 National Ergonomic Conference and Exopsition by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Last month I attended for the first time the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (Ergo Expo) in Las Vegas, NV.  It is a week long conference that takes place a ... Read on »
Obama seeking ways to curb repetitive motion injuries by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Obama seeking ways to curb repetitive motion injuries Author: John Wojcik People’s Weekly World Newspaper, 05/12/09 14:08     There once wer ... Read on »
Chair buying Tips from Ergonomic Evolution by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Chair buying Tips from Ergonomic Evolution When people think of ergonomics, one of the first things that they think of is chairs. Chairs and ergonomics truly go hand-in- ... Read on »
Employers offering Wellness Programs and Incentives is on the Rise by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Employers offering Wellness Programs and Incentives is on the Rise Jonathan Edelheit Oct 5, 2009 Worksite Wellness/Corporate Wellness programs are on the rise ... Read on »
Ergonomics Event Draws Top Names by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Ergonomics Event Draws Top Names A host of well-known ergonomics experts are heading to Las Vegas next month to help attendees prosper when the economy improves. ... Read on »
Beware of The Incredible Shrinking Insurance Benefit by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Beware of The Incredible Shrinking Insurance Benefit By Ken Terry | Oct 26, 2009 The nation is starting to reconsider whether all of the services cust ... Read on »
New flat keyboard that is flexible and water resistant. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health New flexible, nearly flat, water resistant keyboard. Ergonomic Evolution now offers this great new keyboard – The Rollo Keyboard  by Anatome. Rollo Keyboard ... Read on »
National Ergonomics Month - October 2009 by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society has designated each October as National Ergonomics Month (NEM). The purpose of NEM is to create awareness of human factors a ... Read on »
Ergonomic News รข?? Standing is more important than we think! by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Please check out this podcast. Dr. Marc Hamilton hits the nail on the head when it comes to standing and the many ergonomic benefits that we can gain from doing this through ... Read on »
Ergonomic Statistics that may surprise you. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I n 1994, the University of Maryland conducted a study that illustrates how prevalent ergonomic issues are, and how companies tend to address ergonomic issues in a reactive ... Read on »
What's your EMOD Score? Ergonomics can help. by Nick M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health What’s your EMOD score? I can hear you thinking, “My EMOD score? What’s that?” EMOD is short for “Experience Modifier.” Businesses are given an EMOD score based on thei ... Read on »