Important Ergonomic Facts for Operators
Originally Published at Evansonline.com Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) Facts from Evans: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are injuries or disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs. MSD's are the leading cause of pain, suffering, and disability in the American Workplace. MSD strikes 1.8 million American workers each year. 58% of MSD cases are from operators, fabricators, laborers; and persons in technical, sales, and administrative support occupations. 30% of all worker's compensation costs are from MSD. Ergonomic-related injuries require 38% more time away from work. Ergonomic-related MSD cases are on average 11 days away from work. Compared to the average [...]
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Control Room Virtual Tour & Rover Update
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Control Room Virtual Tour & Rover Update Originally published at www.evansonline.com On February 18, 2021, NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) landed the Perseverance rover on Mars — a huge feat for the team and a great accomplishment for the scientific community. Here at Evans, we played a small part in bringing the Perseverance Rover to the red planet. Learn about our relationship with NASA, the unique JPL control room, the recent accomplishments of this mission, and a virtual tour of mission control! Evans-Made Control Room Supports the JPL team We are very excited about [...]
Optimize Control Room Monitor Positions for Ergonomics & Ease of Use
Optimize Control Room Monitor Positions for Ergonomics & Ease of Use Originally published at www.evansonline.com Control room operators often work long shifts monitoring and actioning mission-critical information, it becomes essential that their workstations are comfortable and easy to use. A component of optimizing operator effectiveness is ensuring proper display positions to avoid eye strain, muscle fatigue, and headaches. There are best practices to address monitor positions and ways to optimize them for ergonomics and ease of use. We will also introduce the Evans E-Arm and Unity Arm solutions for managing multiple monitors. Optimizing Operator Viewing Angles and Sightlines We get [...]
Video Case Study – Marshall County E-911 Communications Center
Originally published at www.evansonline.com Take a few minutes to watch our video case study highlighting Marshall County Kentucky E-911 Communications Center... https://youtu.be/8ciOeAZrInY
Evans Shipping Accident: Did our Console Survive the Damage?
Published at Evansonline.com How do we know Evans consoles are built to last? Earlier this month we got to see just how tough they are. One of our tradeshow demos was in an accident while in transit, a 700-pound crate was dropped on our console. Our consoles take a significant amount of time to design and manufacture, we were looking forward to showing it off. Unfortunately for us the shipping crate took significant damage due to the accident. How did our console do inside the crate? From the outside, it looked bad. The outer crate was completely broken and from [...]
When Should you Start Planning your Emergency Center Upgrade?
Originally published at Evansonline.com Posted by Megan Lewis of Evans Consoles When should you start to plan upgrades to your emergency communications center? The short answer is most likely to start now! As with any project, it's never too early to begin laying the groundwork for a successful 911 project. If anything, you will be ahead of the game and have more time to involve your 911 personnel who are not only your end user but your biggest champions for pushing the project forward. 2022 has felt a little more "normal" than the past 2 years and we have been [...]