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The Problem With Musculoskeletal Health Management
The bottom line is that organizations are struggling to implement effective solutions to a known, well-defined, and costly problem. Through our engagement with numerous organizations over the last 30 years, we’ve seen three primary reasons organizations struggle to get a handle on musculoskeletal injuries. This is the status quo of musculoskeletal health management …
Ergonomics Investment: Making the Case in Any Economy
Retaining a budget for ergonomics can be a challenge in any economic climate. While safety management professionals understand the consequences of neglecting ergonomics (e.g., increased workers’ compensation costs, lost productivity due to fatigue and injury, absenteeism,) those consequences may not be as obvious to executive management. Several best practices can be utilized to demonstrate the economic value of ergonomics as a cost-saving, productivity-enhancing tool that contributes significantly to a company’s bottom line.
Archive of Ergonomics Resources and Tools
This article on the ErgoPlus site has over 50 workplace ergonomics articles, resources, and tools. Check it out – you might want to bookmark this one for future reference.
Workplace Athlete Health
Essential Elements for Advancing Worker Safety, Health, and Well-Being
The Total Worker Health initiative from NIOSH comes with guidelines and tools to help you implement best practices. Check out this link to learn the essential elements of the program.
Promoting Workplace Athlete Health
Your employees use their physical skills and abilities to earn a living — this makes them workplace athletes! Learn health promotion strategies you can use to keep workplace athletes healthy and productive.
Safety Lessons from Hurricane Harvey
Category 4 doesn’t sink in until you see winds above 130 mph, and widespread flooding is just a concept until the sky dumps 50 inches of water on an area the size of Lake Michigan.
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