4 Ways Poor Ergonomics Leads to Decreased Productivity

Posted September 06, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Ergonomics
When many people consider ergonomics, they tend to think about immediate effects on an individual. For example, a warehouse employee lifting a heavy box might twist incorrectly, creating a sudden injury. 
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Injury Prevention & OSHA Reporting Rules

Posted August 09, 2016 in Injury Prevention , OSHA
Recently, OSHA noted that electronic reporting will be mandatory for many companies next year, and that employers will be expected to file regular reports instead of providing information upon request.
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Infographic: Back Pain Strains Employers' Gains

Posted July 20, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Back Pain , Infographic
Back pain is so prevalent in U.S. workforces that it might as well become a budget item. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), back pain is second only to headaches in terms of frequency, and the costs from lost productivity...
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How Injury Prevention Can Prevent Back Pain

Posted July 18, 2016 in Injury Prevention
Back pain is one of the top reasons that people miss work—and that can lead to lost productivity, lowered employee morale, higher health costs, and more workman's comp claims. But what if you could go back in time and prevent the back issue from...
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Addressing Back Pain in Your Aging Workforce

Posted July 14, 2016 in Injury Prevention
Back pain is so prevalent in U.S. workforces that it might as well become a budget item. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), back pain is second only to headaches in terms of frequency, and the costs from lost productivity...
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Injury Prevention Stretching – Worth It?

Posted July 08, 2016 in Injury Prevention
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are injuries or dysfunctions affecting muscles, bones, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartliages, etc.  According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, in 2014 the leading nature of injury or illness was ...
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How Injury Prevention Knocks Out Opioid Abuse

Posted June 28, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Opioid Abuse
Opioids are usually prescribed to control pain, often after an injury or surgery. But easy availability and tolerance development are driving addiction levels so high that the Centers for Disease Control has declared an opioid abuse epidemic.
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Opioid Abuse: A Sprain Can Cause More Damage than You Think

Posted June 20, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Opioid Abuse

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Fully Insured vs. Self Insured: Myths about paying for prevention

Posted May 20, 2016 in Injury Prevention , Insurance
It comes up quite often in conversations with our clients and potential clients that, for companies that are self-insured, paying for preventative initiatives is in your best interest. The thought is since you are managing your own money, it...
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Wrinkles on the Inside

Posted April 29, 2016 in Injury Prevention
Billions of dollars are spent each year on high-tech imaging of body parts via MRIs. As a result, millions of people are diagnosed with terms that often sound downright scary. Things like Degenerative Disc Disease, Partial-thickness Rotator Cuff...
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