The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries reviewed
250 ergonomics case studies to reveal the impact of ergonomics on
cost savings, productivity, and product quality.
What did they find?
Is ergonomics worth
The study found many benefits to workplace ergonomics programs.
Here are 5 of them:
Ergonomics lowers costs
Ergonomics improves productivity
Ergonomics improves product quality
Ergonomics improves employee engagement
Ergonomics shapes a better safety culture
Ergonomics improves productivity.2
Ergonomics optimizes the work
By designing a job to allow for good posture, less exertion, fewer
motions and better heights and reaches, the workstation becomes
Ergonomics improves product quality.3
Ergonomic design helps you build the
best possible product.
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.
Ergonomics improves employee engagement.4
Ergonomics involves your people in a
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.
Ergonomics shapes a better safety culture.5
Ergonomics makes your employees’
An ergonomics program demonstrates your company’s
commitment to safety and health as a core value.
Healthy employee are your most valuable asset; creating and
fostering the safety culture at your company will enhance the
human performance of your organization.
Ergonomics is most
effective as part of a
A Total Musculoskeletal Health Solution
Ergonomics is the science of designing the workplace,
keeping in mind the capabilities and limitations of
workers. Poor worksite designleads to fatigued,
frustrated and hurting workers.
Asystematic ergonomics improvement process
improves worksite design, removing risk factors that
lead to musculoskeletal injuries and allows for
improved human performance and productivity.
Our onsite injury prevention specialists are Certified
AthleticTrainers, and they bring the best principles of
sports medicine into the workplace.This approach is
driven by engaging employees one-on-one to identify
and resolve the root cause of fatigue and discomfort.
This model of proactive, preventive healthcare will
create far more value for your organization than
reactively waiting to treat the injuries that will inevitably
occur in the traditional,reactive model.
Reduce workplace risk factors. Reduce individual risk factors.
Move the Workplace
Implement a total musculoskeletal health solution that improves the
workplace one workstation and one person at a time.
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