Our Conferences are Canceled: Now What? Opioid Abuse and Workplace Injuries
In this month’s installment of “Our Conferences are Canceled: Now What?” Director of Ergonomics Research Blake McGowan explains that there’s a connection between musculoskeletal disorder injuries and opioids abuse. Watch.
To combat the opioid crisis, EHS professionals need to:
- Understand there is a connection between poor ergonomics and the opioid crisis.
- Resource the problem to match the magnitude of the burden.
- Follow proven ergonomics methods to implement solutions to reduce workers’ exposure to risk factors.
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