787  Ergonomics, Workers' Compensation and Return to Work
Sponsored by the Ergonomics Branch of the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty

We know that workers' compensation, lost worktime, quality and productivity issues might be some of the reasons manufacturing companies are being driven off shore. How do we protect our jobs and our profits? The answer is safety and ergonomics. Now companies are asking for ergonomics and environmental, wellness and injury reduction, increases in productivity and quality and greater profits. How does the busy safety professional manage it all and do it right? Attend this interactive session and gain some knowledge and insight into problem solving, solutions and the metrics that show the results.

Instructors: Cynthia L. Roth, COHN, Ergonomic Technologies Corporation, Syosset, NY

Level: I