Carpal tunnel is a very common problem among office workers who spend most of their day sitting at a computer and typing on a keyboard. Symptoms of the condition include numbness, tingling, and pain in the wrists and hands and can make the act of typing difficult. The fact that desk jobs require a lot […]
Workplace Safety/Risk Management For Computer Users
Just because employees at computers don't lift heavy boxes and aren't outside in the elements all day doesn't mean that they don't have safety and health issues that need to be addresses. From Repetitive Stress Injuries from the wrong keyboards to overall health and wellness issues, there are a variety of workplace safety and risk management topics to address with computer users. And many companies that have done so have not only seen an improvement in the health of their employees, but also a bump in their bottom line.
You need solutions that help you cut costs and improve revenue, and that involves thinking outside the box. The benefits of ergonomics are far more than just providing a high tech keyboard. Find out how small changes can help you meet top business goals.
While a gleaming corporate headquarters may not entail the same life and death risks as an oil rig or a construction site, safety issues are just as big of a problem in today’s offices as they are at work sites that require heavier duty physical labor. After all, the vast majority of office work today […]
Earlier this month, we began our focus on Risk Management with a post entitled, “What is Risk Management?” to foster an understanding of just why it is of the utmost importance to every member of an organization. Indeed, with global supply and production chains, worker health and productivity on the line, avoiding and mitigating should be […]
At first glance, the term “risk management” might seem like it should only be of concern to one group of people: risk managers. But with an ever more interconnected supply chain and globalized workforce, realized risks can have both direct and indirect effects that radiate across business operations in surprising ways. Perhaps that’s why an […]