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The presentation talks about Health & Safety issues at workplace. The cause, consequences & solutions. It also explores the importance of ergonomics and its application at the workstation.

The presentation talks about Health & Safety issues at workplace. The cause, consequences & solutions. It also explores the importance of ergonomics and its application at the workstation.

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  • 1. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • 2. Are your employeescomplaining about...
  • 3. Pain/tingling in the wrist, hands and fingers...
  • 4. Numbness in the hand and fingers...
  • 5. Clumsiness in handling items...
  • 6. Skin discoloration...
  • 7. Pain in the neck and shoulder area...
  • 8. Back, leg, or knee pain...
  • 9. Or are you noticing the followingemployee concerns?
  • 10. Absenteesim Absenteesim
  • 11. Low Productivity
  • 12. Attrition
  • 13. Then your employees are victim of Musculoskeletal Disorders!
  • 14. Musculoskeletal Disorders • MSDs are medical conditions that develop gradually over a period of time. It is also known as: • Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTM) • Repetitive Motion Injury (RMI) • Overuse Syndrome • Musculoskeletal Injuries They do not ideally result from a single instantaneous event.
  • 15. Musculoskeletal Disorders - CausesImproper eye / neck positioning Improper sitting Awkward Improper wrist positions movements Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • 16. Affected Areas Eyes Back
  • 17. Upper Extremities Lower Extremeties
  • 18. Solution?
  • 19. Preventive measures for MSD1) Implementation of ergonomics in the workstation:2) Imbibing ergonmic teachings into the employees:
  • 20. The basic question Which office would your employees prefer to work in?
  • 21. Ergonomically unequipped office OR Ergonomically equipped office
  • 22. A physically fit employee is a happy employee An office which is ergonomically equipped will have a healthy working environment
  • 23. To know more about ergonomics & its implementation visit: www.ergonomicsatwork.in www.innofitt.com
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