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5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ergonomics

  1. 1. | THINK PREVENTION5 proven benefits of VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  2. 2. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsIs ergonomics worth the cost? VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  3. 3. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsThe Washington State Department of Labor andIndustries reviewed 250 ergonomics case studies toreveal the impact of ergonomics on cost savings,productivity, product quality, etc.What did they find? VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  4. 4. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsIs ergonomics worth the cost? YES There are many benefits to workplace ergonomics programs. http://www.pshfes.org/Resources/Documents/Ergonomics_cost_benefit_case_study_collection.pdf VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  5. 5. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace Ergonomics Here are 5 of them: 1 ERGONOMICS REDUCES COSTS 2 ERGONOMICS IMPROVES PRODUCTIVITY 3 ERGONOMICS IMPROVES QUALITY 4 ERGONOMICS IMPROVES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT 5 ERGONOMICS CREATES A BETTER SAFETY CULTURE VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  6. 6. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace Ergonomics 1 Ergonomics reduces costs. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  7. 7. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsErgonomics reduces MSD Risk Factors, prevents MSDs:• MSDs account for 30% of all worker’s comp. claims.• Indirect costs can be up to 20 times the direct cost. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  8. 8. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace Ergonomics 2 Ergonomics improves productivity. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  9. 9. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsErgonomics improves productivity:• By designing a job to allow for good posture, less exertion, fewer motions and better heights and reaches, the workstation becomes more efficient. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  10. 10. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace Ergonomics 3Ergonomics improves quality. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  11. 11. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsErgonomics improves product quality:• Poor ergonomics leads to frustrated and fatigued workers that don’t do their best work.• For example, a screw might not get fastened tight enough due to a high force requirement and create a product quality issue. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  12. 12. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace Ergonomics 4 Ergonomics improves employee engagement. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  13. 13. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsErgonomics improves employee engagement:• Employees notice when the company is putting forth their best efforts to ensure their health and safety.• If an employee does not experience fatigue and discomfort during their workday, it can reduce turnover, decrease absenteeism, improve morale and increase employee involvement. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  14. 14. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace Ergonomics 5Ergonomics creates a better safety culture. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  15. 15. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsErgonomics improves safety culture:• An ergonomics program demonstrates your company’s commitment to safety and health as a core value.• Healthy employees are your most valuable asset; creating and fostering the safety culture at your company will enhance the human performance of your organization. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  16. 16. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsAn ergonomics improvement process is most effectiveas part of a comprehensive MSD prevention processthat includes education / training and earlyintervention. VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  17. 17. 5 Proven Benefits of Workplace ErgonomicsA comprehensive MSD preventionapproach gets results.Ergonomics Plus Case Study:93% Decrease of OSHA Recordable InjuriesErgonomics Plus Case Study:91% Reduction of MSD-related Cases VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM
  18. 18. | THINK PREVENTION Ready for the next level? Let’s get to know each other better. Get a free consultation with an Ergonomics Plus team member today!VISIT US AT WWW.ERGO-PLUS.COM

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