Unbeatable Injury Prevention for Business and Industry

Your company has jobs where workers are lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling, and grasping tools to create your products. Employees spend thousands of hours actively reaching, bending, twisting, and exerting themselves. Despite your safety efforts, musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) cases fill your OHSA recordkeeping forms. Whether by insurance payments for premiums, healthcare costs, or time loss[…]

Early Intervention – A Competitive Advantage in Managing Sprains and Strains

For many industries, medical treatment of musculoskeletal concerns drives healthcare costs and OSHA recordables. Overexertion continues to be the leading cause of loss – more than $13 billion in 20191. What if you could avoid 85 to 95 percent of workers’ compensation claims related to a soft tissue diagnosis? How do you do it? The[…]

Survey of Employees Reveals that Most are Dissatisfied with Office Ergonomics

Recently, Performance Ergonomics was invited to present a seminar on office ergonomics at one of Arizona’s largest employers that offers an Employee Wellness Program. Our team met with employees participating in the Wellness Program and asked them to participate in an informal survey about their office equipment, workstation design, and comfort levels when at work. […]

Office employee rubs sore back due to poor office ergonomics.

Saving Healthcare Costs through Proper Ergonomics in an Office Environment

For employers in any industry, ensuring a safe workplace is essential to minimizing costs and boosting employee satisfaction and productivity. When it comes to office employees who work at desks, however, many employers harbor a dangerous misconception: that desk employees are not likely to become injured on the job because they do not engage in[…]

Outsourcing Office Ergonomics

Managing the needs of individual employees in the office setting is no small challenge for human resources managers. When it comes to equipment, space, and design of an adequate workspace—some employers unfortunately fall short. Sit-to-stand desks, medical/disability claims, and an every-increasing population of obese employees are just a few of day-to-day challenges. If you’re like[…]

Workplace Ergonomic Assessments

The Basics In the simplest terms, workplace ergonomics involves designing the workplace in a way that will enhance job performance. When designing, ergonomic specialists consider a worker’s physical abilities and limitations, and how to maximize the efficiency in the workplace. This results in jobs that are safer, more comfortable, and more effective in completing their[…]