< Back to Safety Training Webinars

The Ergo Zone: Get In It and Stay In It

Injuries caused by poor ergonomics are a major and expensive problem in the workplace. That’s why it’s critical to stay in the ‘Safety Zone!’ Watch this webinar and learn the basics to mitigate industrial injuries related to bending, lifting and twisting.

You’ll learn:

  • How to Stay in the “Safety Zone.”
  • 6 tips to identify the risks in your workplace.
  • Easy ways to implement practical solutions to reduce risk.

About this webinar

A multi-billion dollar problem

The type of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) injuries suffered due to poor ergonmoics are serious, especially in manual material handling environments. According to OSHA, MSDs injuries cost businesses $15 to $20 billion each year. Furthermore, the Institute of Medicine estimates the annual economic burden is $45 to $54 billion.

What can you do to avoid being another statistic?

This webinar will guide you through the fundamental elements of creating an industrial ergonomics program for a healthier workforce. Plus, attendees will receive complimentary comprehensive evaluation tools to reduce exposures.

About your presenter

Brian Piñon, CSP, ARM

Brian Piñon is a Senior Risk Management Consultant for ICW Group Insurance Companies who specializes in Workers’ Compensation. Mr. Piñon is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), holds an Associates in Risk Management designation (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America, and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis.

Connect with Brian on LinkedIn

Download these helpful ergo zone toolkit resources

Industrial Ergonomics Evaluation Tool

Pictorial tool that guides you through the observation of each ergonomic risk area.

Download PDF
Industrial Ergonomics Planning Document

Edit this plan for your own company.

Download Word
Industrial Ergonomics Checklist

Checklist focusing on task and duration of ergonomic risk areas.

Download PDF
Safety Observation Guide: Lifting

Simple observation guide with the emphasis on lifting.

Download PDF
Shoulder and Neck Risk Factors Poster

Post to remind employees to limit actions that cause strain.

Download PDF

Safety Sound Off Podcast

Check out the latest in this audio series with special pre-webinar interviews:

Ergonomic injuries high-hand arm vibration using electrical tools

with Andy Crossland

Want more information?

For definitions, impacts, protection, and guidelines for ergonomics in the workplace, see OSHA’s Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace page.

For personalized advice on how to improve ergonomics at your organization, Safety-and-Risk-Managementcontact your local Risk Management Consultant.
< Back to Safety Training Webinars