Ergonomics is the “Science of Work”, adjusting jobs to people. It finds the perfect fit between the worker, the job and the environment. Its goals are to improve workers safety and comfort, thus reducing the incidence of work-related injuries.
Each year 600,000 workers are affected by Cumulative Trauma Disorders – costing businesses $15 to $20 billion annually. Workplace injuries and illnesses are a major factor in business profitability. A single injury can seriously affect your company’s revenue.
The cost of lost productivity, unfilled jobs, Workers’ Compensation and mounting medical bills are significantly more punitive than the costs of underwriting preventive measures.
Establishing an Ergonomic Program in your company is the right thing to do. Businesses save money for every dollar invested by:
Our challenge is to identify, control and eliminate workplace hazards. Our goal is to reduce the costs and consequences of preventable injuries.
Our Ergonomics Plan is customized to each company’s specific needs and all training programs are performed on site.
Modification of work areas is one of the key elements of a safe workplace. But, the most powerful weapon in reducing workplace injuries, costs and claims is education!
Our Employee Ergonomic Training Programs are taught by trained medical professionals
certified in ergonomics.
Because Safety Should Never Be Optional.
The Ergonomic Program is provided through our Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Department, for more information or to schedule an appointment, call 561-263-5775.