Are You Ready for Winter?
This article is courtesy of Acuity Insurance
Winter is right around the corner! The attached list from Acuity Insurance offers ways to make sure you and your drivers are prepared for the cold weather. Click here to read.
Ergonomic Risk Factors
The attached article is courtesy of EMC Insurance CompaniesErgonomic risk factors are conditions of a job, process or operation that contribute to the risk of developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). This includes damaged muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joins, cartilage or spinal disks. The main ergonomic risk factors that can cause MSDs are awkward postures, forceful exertions and repetitive motions.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, MSDs account for 30% of lost workdays and one out of every three dollars spent on workers’ compensation in the United States annually. To reduce the frequency and severity of MSDs in the workplace, it is important to eliminate ergonomic risk factors that are known to contribute to their development. Click here to continue reading.