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Ergonomic Equipment

By Brian Galloway on 2010-03-11 15:21:27 -

Ergonomic equipment such as Scissor Lift Tables & Work Positioners can save in personal injury claims

RSI or Repetitive Stress Injury is the fastest growing category of injuries costing business lost production time and increased worker compensation claim dollars. 

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states the number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses reported in 2008 exceeded 3.7 Million cases. 

BLS states that sprains and strains are the most frequent nature of injuries and that the part of the body most often affected by work related injury is the shoulder and back which account for 33 percent of all injuries. 

Worker Compensation continues to be a major expense and concern for companies. 

Addressing workforce / workplace ergonomic issues will improve employee moral as well as enhancing overall worker safety. 

An investment in Ergonomic Equipment will result in reducing Repetitive Stress Injury, lost work days as well as improving worker efficiency on the job. 

Investments in Ergonomic Equipment shows the organization cares about the welfare of its most valued resource, employees!