Thursday, March 16, 2006

Applied Ergonomics Conference

Conference is in Orlando, FL March 6-9, 2006 ...

"Sprains, strains, and pains; chances are you or someone you know has experienced these symptoms on the job.

Applied Ergonomics Co-Chair Bill Boyd told us, "Typically, we're not talking about fatalities, however, we're dealing with very serious injuries, usually with the back, arms, hands, shoulders, and pretty much anywhere you've got the muscular part of the body."

One third of all workplace injuries are ergonomic related. In other words, they are injuries to the muscles, tendons, nerves, joints, and spinal discs. They cost companies between $50 and $100 billion dollars."   continued ...   (Via Central Florida News)

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