The Economics of Ergonomics Guide – Free Download

economics of ergonomics guide cover manual material handlingOverexertion injuries, including those related to pushing and pulling, are the costliest of workplace injuries. It is critical to manage the financial risk of workplace overexertion injuries in the manual material handling industry. It is estimated that organizations can expect to save $460 USD a year per worker by ensuring that push pull peak forces are consistently at an acceptable level.

That’s why Darcor developed the Economics of Ergonomics Guide. The Economics of Ergonomics in the Manual Material Handling Industry Guide is available as a free download. This free 14-page download will help organizations truly understand the financial risks associated with workplace overexertion injuries and how to assess and reduce that risk by implementing proactive ergonomics programs.

The Economics of Ergonomics in the Manual Material Handling Industry Guide covers a variety of crucial areas that all organizations involved in manual material handling should be well-versed on to ensure reduced risk of workplace overexertion injuries and related costs including:

  • Why overexertion injuries are a critical concern for organizations with manual material handling programs
  • The real costs of overexertion injuries
  • Causes of workplace overexertion injuries
  • How to assess and reduce risk
  • Evaluating the safe level of forces for cart movement
  • Testing carts and casters including initial cart design, periodic re-evaluation and cart maintenance programs

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