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Biophysics Technology a Next Generation Tool in Ergonomic Risk Management

Biophysics Technology a Next Generation Tool in Ergonomic Risk Management

The job of safety professionals is not to reduce cost, or to reduce injury statistics, but to reduce workplace injuries and illness. By taking care of that singular goal, all of the secondary objectives, including productivity and quality improvements, will…

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5 Workplace Injuries that Result in 67% of Workers Compensation Costs

5 Workplace Injuries that Result in 67% of Workers Compensation Costs

In an economy where cost control is prized, U.S. companies continue to absorb more than $50 billion annually in workers compensation costs. According to the 2013 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, workplace injuries and illnesses amounted to $55.4 billion in…

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Why American Companies are Utilizing Workplace Health Centers for Employee Wellnes

Why American Companies are Utilizing Workplace Health Centers for Employee Wellnes

With U.S. employers paying more than 36% more for healthcare than five years ago, many are choosing workplace health centers to cut costs while keeping their employees healthy. Workplace health centers contribute to not only lower healthcare costs but offer…

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They May Not be Million Dollar Athletes, But They Work Like Them

They May Not be Million Dollar Athletes, But They Work Like Them

There’s a reason that athletes train. It improves their performance and reduces the chance of injury. The same holds true for the average American worker. Sure, if an athlete makes it to the pros they’re rewarded with huge contracts and…

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Design is a Significant Contributor in 37% of Work-Related Fatalities

Design is a Significant Contributor in 37% of Work-Related Fatalities

Prevention through Design (PtD) is garnering a lot of attention not only in the United States but worldwide – and with good reason. According to the NIOSH website “Each year in the U.S., 55,000 people die from work-related injuries and…

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Risk of Injuries Employees Age

Risk of Injuries Employees Age

U.S. News and World Report recently reported that a Gallup poll found that 39 percent of Americans plan to retire after the age of 65, up from 30 percent immediately before the Great Recession.  The average retirement age has crept…

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Get a Grip: Forearm Strength in a Healthy Workforce

Get a Grip: Forearm Strength in a Healthy Workforce

For both men and for women, a well-rounded employee with an adequate level of strength requires training and exercising more than just the glamor muscles. Both employees and the employer alike need to understand the importance of smaller muscles, namely…

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Aging in Muscles and America’s Workforce

Aging in Muscles and America’s Workforce

The process of aging has an effect on every part of body, and this process occurs at different times and at different rates for different people. As we progress from adolescence to middle-aged and beyond, our muscle mass slowly begins…

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Familial Factors and Long-Term Disability Risk

Familial Factors and Long-Term Disability Risk

According to a study published in the January edition of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), familial factors – genetics and early life experiences – have little-to-no impact on risk of long-term disability. As disability and absence-related costs…

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No Gain, No Pain

No Gain, No Pain

How do we combat risk of injury in the workplace? With all of the different environmental factors that contribute to risk of an injury on the job, trying to avoid risk can haunt the dreams of some safety professionals. A…

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