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Infographic: Understanding Ergonomics

Published Sep 21, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic

 

Ergonomics requires a thorough understanding of all the moving parts associated with a system; i.e., each individual component, as well as how each component relates to, and functions as part of, the overall system. A systems-based ergonomics approach (macroergonomic) utilizes three areas. Ergonomics is commonly placed into the following categories: cognitive, physical, and organizational.


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Infographic: Improve Workplace Safety With On-the-Spot Corrective Actions

Published Aug 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Infographic, Safety

 

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Infographic: The Building Blocks of a Successful Ergonomics Program

Published Jul 24, 2017 1:12:49 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic

 
A macroergonomics approach builds a program that is holistic, strategic, and built to last. If an organization doesn’t have management leadership, the program will fail. Similarly, if there’s scant worker involvement, again, the program will fail. By incorporating and empowering all members of the organization from the onset, it can yield more impactful and longer-lasting solutions to workplace injuries and overall job satisfaction.

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Infographic: Win the LOTO

Published Jun 28, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Infographic, Safety, Lockout/Tagout

 
Secure your investment and worker safety with a lockout/tagout procedure.

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Infographic: The 5 Most Common Ergonomic Risk Factors

Published May 18, 2017 12:46:46 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic, MSDs

 
A question often asked is, “What are ergonomic risk factors and which ones are worse than the others?” The answer to that question is not as straightforward as it may seem. 

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Infographic: How Do Musculoskeletal Injuries Strain the Bottom Line?

Published Apr 26, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic, MSDs

 
Days away from work, direct costs, indirect costs, and annual treatments of musculoskeletal injuries add up, costing your business time and money. 

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Infographic: The Importance of Hiring Capable Workers

Published Mar 15, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in Infographic, Physical Demands Analysis, Post-Offer Employment Testing

 

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Infographic: Ergonomic Assessment Tools for Your Workforce

Published Feb 23, 2017 1:11:26 PM posted in Ergonomics, Infographic

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Infographic: The True Costs of Occupational Safety

Published Jan 30, 2017 10:15:25 AM posted in OSHA, Infographic

Every year companies spend millions of dollars on OSHA penalties and billions on occupational injuries and illness costs. Thankfully prevention programs are able to cut these costs and save you money.

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Infographic: Adding Up the Real Costs of Slips, Trips & Falls

Published Nov 15, 2016 1:00:00 PM posted in Slips and Falls, Infographic, Safety

Slips, trips and falls may be more costly than you think. According to the National Safety Council, total costs of falls are about $206 billion annually for U.S. companies. 

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