Keeping jobs after injury, illness.

Keeping jobs after injury, illness.

Let’s help Americans keep their jobs after injury, illness BY YONATAN BEN-SHALOM – 10/26/15 03:00 PM EDT 2   Millions of hard-working Americans lose their jobs every year because of injuries or illnesses, most of which are not job-related. Given that many of these workers seek public benefits, the resulting costs are steep—a critical concern […]

4 Healthy Ways to Help Promote Employee Wellness

4 Healthy Ways to Help Promote Employee Wellness

4 Healthy Ways to Help Promote Employee Wellness in Your Office Healthy employees may tend to be more positive and productive. Learn how you can help make employee wellness part of your company culture. Julie Bawden Davis Writer/Author/Publisher/Speaker, Garden Guides Press Follow FEBRUARY 10, 2017Many business owners are realizing that employee wellness can be tied to […]

Ergonomics Benefits $29.00 for Every $1.00 Spent

Ergonomics Benefits $29.00 for Every $1.00 Spent

A team of economists and ergonomists from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries evaluated data on existing ergonomics programs in the workplace. The observed average reductions Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders were: Frequency of injuries was reduced 50%, Cost of injuries was reduced 64%. Individual control measures such as lift assist devices, workstation redesign, and tool […]