CONSULTING

Risk Assessments

Identification of workplace risk factors that slow productivity and increase the risk of ergonomic-related injuries.  Data is collected, prioritized and custom, cost effective solutions are created for the individual person, task or job.

   

Program / Culture Development

Implementing an ergonomics program enhances the work environment and complements the business objectives.  As the program develops, an ergonomic culture is fostered that encourages employees to use preventative measures to identify risks that reduces the occurrence of injuries. 

 


 

SEMINARS

Ergonomics, Health and Wellness:  The Great Collaboration

Understanding the connection between the Health provider, Wellness professional and Ergonomics specialist can help close the gap on rising injuries, Workers’ Compensation costs and insurance premiums.  When these professions collaborate, the results can bring tremendous benefits to the organization including an increase in employee morale and productivity. 

The Aging Population and Ergonomics:  How to Adjust as We Age

As we age, our bodies change and performing our jobs becomes more challenging. Our hearing and vision begin to weaken, our body’s range of motion decreases and unexplained pain persists.  We become more vulnerable to injuries including musculoskeletal disorders considered ergonomic related.  With more employees delaying retirement, it is important to understand how to adjust the work environment to the aging body.

Protecting Joints with Ergonomics

Arthritis sufferers show creativity when performing tasks to maintain a sense of independence.  Participants will learn how to protect their joints and how to use products that provide ease-of-use to their advantage.

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TRAINING

Technical (Engineers, Mechanics, Maintenance, Facilities)

Technical teams, imperative to the success of the operation, require knowledge of ergonomics for design, development, manufacture and retrofit of equipment.  The learning objective is to understand the interaction of the operator and machine that limits the risk of injuries related to the environment.  The end result will increase the productivity, efficiency and profitability of the operation.

 

Train the Trainer

The trainer will learn the principles of ergonomics and its benefits.  This will include the understanding of the types of injuries associated with ergonomics, how to identify and eliminate the risk factors that cause these injuries and how to choose and implement solutions.

 

Awareness Training

Participant will gain knowledge of basic ergonomic principles including understanding the risk factors associated with the development of related injuries, prevention principles and solution implementation specific to the working environment. 

 

Management

This training will provide the management team with a basic understanding of ergonomic principles and its benefits.  The focus will be on the teams’ need for commitment, consistency and available resources for the success of implementing ergonomics in the organization. 

 

Health Care Providers

This training will offer the health care provider an understanding of the risk factors associated with ergonomic-related injuries and how they affect a worker’s ability to perform their job.  The participant will also learn the specific needs of the organization to assist in the worker’s continuing or return to work.

 

Everyday Back Safety

When lifting is done correctly, the risk of injury decreases significantly.  Participants will understand what lifts are considered incorrect and learn proper lifting techniques for any situation.

 

Back Safety for Warehouse and Distribution Centers

For employees whose primary job is handling materials the risk of injury is maximized. Participants will understand the physical aspects of material handling while learning safe and proper lifting techniques to avoid injury.

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