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Why Ergonomics?

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A Win-Win for your Employees and Your Business!

Work Smart Ergonomics

At Work Smart Ergonomics, our goal is to maximize productivity by minimizing the potential for work-related injuries in both existing and new workspaces. Bringing ergonomics into any working environment doesn't have to be expensive. A safe and sound work station doesn't cost any more than one that's been poorly designed. The difference is in making informed, educated decisions along the way. The long-term benefits of creating the healthiest place to work will far outweigh initial costs overall. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has stated, "every $1 spent on ergonomic programs delivers a $3 return on investment."

Safety Making the Most of Your Most Important Asset

Our goal, regardless of your business or industry, is to help you save money while providing a safe, efficiently designed working environment that will maximize your employee’s productivity and minimize their potential for work-related injuries.

Safety

Ergo Tips Mobile Devices

Are you a mobile device user ? If you are, you may be one of many who are starting to show up at the doctor’s office with a repetitive stress injury of the fingers and thumbs. Here are some tips to avoid this growing musculoskeletal disorder (MSD)

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  • Take frequent breaks.
  • Write fewer and shorter messages; Use abbreviations
  • Avoid thumb typing
  • Learn how to stretch your finger and thumbs

Notebook Computers

Laptop computers are popular in the world of business. Many people are using them, but unfortunately no matter how you slice it they are not very “ergonomic”. Frequent use results in increased medical costs and decreased productivity. The following tips can be used to decrease the risk of musculoskeletal disorders associated with their use.

  • Avoid prolonged use by taking frequent breaks.
  • Use a detachable keyboard and mouse so the screen can be raised to eye level.
  • Place laptop on an empty notebook to allow for proper wrist and hand position.
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"The employee knows that you are committed to their health in the long run. They see you taking an individual interest in them and trust and respect you"
-Elizabeth Bowles physical therapist and member of the Ford-UAW ergonomic team, speaking in regards to the benefits of an ergonomic program

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