Humantech – A VelocityEHS Solution – Shares Benefits of Good Ergonomics in Recent IndustryWeek Article
It’s no secret that proper ergonomics helps reduce worker safety risks by minimizing the future cost of injury. With improper ergonomics accounting for 40 percent of soft tissue injury costs – like back and shoulder pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome –, more companies are turning to programs that reduce injuries or even help prevent issues from occurring in the first place.
But what about the other benefits of ergonomics? In a recent IndustryWeek article, Blake McGowan, Managing Consultant at Humantech, explains some of the other quantifiable benefits of proper ergonomics, including:
- Enhanced Product Quality
- Increased Manufacturing Performance
- Improved Employee Engagement
- Better Stock Performance & Corporate Social Responsibility
Read the full article at www.IndustryWeek.com for more information, as well as three actionable steps companies should take to improve their own ergonomics programs.
How VelocityEHS Can Help
Through its recent acquisition of Humantech, VelocityEHS has expanded its ergonomics solution to address a broader range of ergonomic risks, including those associated with industrial and material-handling jobs. The comprehensive suite of ergonomics products offered by Humantech and VelocityEHS work to correct musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other ergonomic hazards by allowing employers to easily and cost-effectively deploy an online ergonomics management system, which includes training, proven assessment methodologies and powerful reporting tools to every location and employee in their organization.