Supervisors are an untapped resource of information about the costs associated with ergonomics issues. These questions can help you to understand how an ergo intervention might save the company money.
For most of my career, I’ve been single-minded in my focus on minimizing the risk of strain/sprain injuries. I’m not alone; most ergonomists work in a “safety” capacity, concerned mainly with keeping the demands of the workplace within the physical capabilities of the workforce. We might occasionally concern ourselves with cognitive demands (some much more […]