- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pictorial tool that guides you through the observation of each ergonomic risk area.
Check out the latest in this audio series with special pre-webinar interviews:
with Andy Crossland
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.
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