Benefits of Ergonomics

 
The health of your employees and the financial health of your business are two key benefits associated with implementing a proactive ergonomics approach. A simple and cost effective ergonomics approach along with your existing safety program can help to reduce the frequency and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. 
 

Common Ergonomics Strategies

  • Identify ergonomic risk factors
  • Develop priorities based on exposure risks 
  • Engineering and administrative control suggestions
  • Staff training and education

Ergonomic Program Outcomes

  • Occupational injury and illness reduction
  • Workers' compensation costs containment
  • Productivity enhancements
  • Improved customer service
  • Absenteeism reduction and improved “presenteeism”
  • Federal and state compliance
Common ergonomic injuries, signs & symptoms, risk factors, see the Common Ergo Issues information.