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Lower Your Worker's
organizations recognize that ergonomics represents a solution to a
significant component of workers' compensation costs. It is not uncommon
to find 40-60% of the injury costs to be associated with
ergonomic-related disorders, also known as musculoskeletal disorders (MSD).
We help our clients to identify high risk areas, develop ergonomics
solutions, and make a positive impact on their worker's compensation
Ergonomics Evaluation, Training and Program Development
The Hilgeman Group can provide a wide range of ergonomic evaluation and
organizational services. Professionals with backgrounds in medical and
engineering principles can evaluate your workplace for ergonomic
Risk factors for ergonomic disorders include:
- Forces that Exceed Safe Ranges
- Awkward Postures
- Contact Stress
OSHA's Ergonomics Standard?
OSHA's approach to ergonomic disorders was to pass a regulation that was
administratively very cumbersome. This rule (29 CFR 1910.900) was
dropped as a result of opposition by business and industry. OSHA has
been issuing industry specific guidelines and using their general duty
clause 5(a)(1) to cite employers that fail to comply or address
ergonomics in their workplaces.
The Hilgeman Group can assist with all aspects of ergonomics control
Ergonomics Evaluations | Ergonomics Training | Program Development