Employee Maintenance Center Case Study Published by The Journal of Workers Compensation
Kimberly-Clark, Conway, AR
In 2005, Kimberly-Clark’s Conway, Arkansas, manufacturing facility launched a pilot program with InjuryFree, Inc., to reduce musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace, particularly those injuries resulting from microtrauma and repetitive stress. After three years of continuous program operation, injuries and related costs at the Conway facility have shown a significant and steady decline.
“By the end of the third year, 64 percent of the plant’s employees had utilized EMC services at least once that year, and fully 88 percent had used the EMC at least once during the three-year span. At the time of this writing, The plant has not experienced an injury for over 180 days — a record for the facility.”