How to Apply Ergonomic Best Practices in The Workplace

Practicing safe and effective ergonomics in the workplace can go a long way towards keeping workers safe from serious long-term injury. Whether it’s lifting objects, constant motion, or sitting properly. In many cases workers need the right ergonomic equipment and a plan to safely handle their daily responsibilities. Employing proper ergonomics increases your company’s chances of avoiding costly worker downtime … Read More

Poor Ergonomics Leads Top Causes of Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries cost businesses over $1 billion per week, according to the Liberty Mutual 2019 Workplace Safety Index. The study identifies the top 10 causes of disabling injuries at work, and their costs. Ergonomics related injuries are number one with a total cost of $13.1 Billion. As a supplier of ergonomic equipment we can’t stress enough how important it is … Read More

How to Identify Ergonomic Risk Factors for a Safer Work Environment

One of the keys to establishing effective ergonomics on the job is to ensure that the workspace and position requirements match the physical capabilities of employees. When the demands of the job begin to compromise physical ability, and put stress and strain on the body, the rates of Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)increases. Ergonomic equipment, such as height adjustable lifts, can help, … Read More

Strategies for Reducing Ergonomic Related Injuries in The Workplace

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace can be costly to businesses and pose significant health issues for employees. MSDs typically occur when ergonomic working conditions are poor. To improve ergonomics, start by developing a thorough strategy. You’ll want to consider how to assist workers that are subject to heavy lifting, reaching overhead, pushing or pulling heavy loads, conducting repetitive tasks, … Read More

DIRECT & INDIRECT COSTS OF WORKPLACE BACK INJURIES

Back injuries in the workplace are most commonly caused as a result of unsafe carrying or lifting of heavy or awkward objects. These accidents often occur when the proper ergonomic lifting solutions are not in place. Back injuries can be extremely costly to companies in a range of ways. Direct, or hard, costs are easy to identify and become apparent soon after an incident. Indirect, or soft, costs, … Read More