Mahoning Valley Safety Council: Pain and Discomfort — How Ergonomics Can Drive Down Recordable Injuries and Their Associated Cost

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)

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Tony Silva, CPE, BSC of Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions will present how ergonomics can reduce risk and provide employees a more comfortable and productive work environment. Tony will address ergonomic definitions, identify risks, most common ergonomic injuries, management and workforce buy-in, tracking and deploying resources and establishing a return on investment.

Attendees will learn: 

• What ergonomics is and how it intersects with labor. 

• From the front office to the shop floor, how ergonomics is an advantage to your business. 

• Basic anatomy in relation to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) and why repetitive motion injuries occur. 

• The importance of early reporting and how early intervention strategies creates a speed bump in the injury pipeline. 

• Primary and secondary ergonomic hazards within the workplace and getting buy-in. 

• How to overcome common ergonomic program challenges within the workplace.

Event Contact
Kim Calvert
330-744-2131
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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)
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