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Wearable ergonomics can reduce workplace injuries and workers’ compensation costs, but coordination and an alignment of incentives are required before they can gain a foothold.
Employers can get ahead of on-the-job injuries by refining their job descriptions with data-driven analyses.
Wearables are eliminating injuries in a multitude of industries. Could they lead to premium reductions for policyholders as well?
Following the introduction of new manufacturing processes, Ashley Arvin’s AI-driven ergonomics program cut workers’ comp claims in half.
Cargill aims to demonstrate at National Comp 2023 that addressing musculoskeletal concerns early in a claim is vital for positive outcomes.
Although they make up the single largest classification of work-related injuries, with proper commitment, employers can continue to make improvement in MSD injury rates.
This National Comp session discussed how employers can best equip their workers to lessen the frequency of neck and back injuries.
Although hybrid work arrangements are welcome by many, the impact on worker health and productivity will remain a subject for study and analysis.
Technology is changing the scope of treatment plans and helping to keep employees safer by stopping injuries before they happen.
When Quad began to rethink its ergonomics program in 2017, little did it know hiring industrial athletic trainers would boost morale, lead to less severe on-the-job injuries, and win them a 2022 Teddy Award to boot.
If 90% of cyber intrusions are perpetrated through email, then why are we using email as much as we are?
Marijuana businesses have these seven critical risks to consider.
At the 2022 RIMS conference in San Francisco, LAUSD and Sedgwick shared the top workstation risks they’ve seen – and ways to solve them.
The National Ergonomics Conference is the leading gathering of its kind for those thought leaders who want to help American workers do their jobs more safely and more productively.
These five exosuit and exoskeleton developments could lead to safer workplaces and better ergonomics in 2022.
A session at the National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo will look at the concept of ergonomics gamification and how it can add value to ergonomics training programs.
The term “industrial athlete” isn’t new, but interest in this approach to keeping workers fit and safe is on the rise.
The COVID eruption and its Delta variant emergence have been terrifying and damaging. But we can be thankful in the long run that we now have a heightened appreciation for employee safety.
Employees want remote work to continue. Here’s how to make their safety a priority.
The holistic approach offered by the Total Worker Health structure will become critical as we enter a time of higher ergonomic risks.