Thursday, March 02, 2006

Using Kaizen to Improve Safety and Ergonomics

New tools for improving workplace ergonomics ...

"Kaizen, the implementation of low-cost improvements resulting in measurable impact, might just be your ergonomics program's new best friend.

Most companies do a decent job of documenting safety and ergonomic issues, but there is much room for improvement when it comes to following through with implementing the corrective actions in a timely manner.

Unfortunately, many safety managers have limited resources and staff to focus on this area. Failure to implement corrective actions can result in an unsafe and hazardous workplace, OSHA non-compliance or, in the worse case scenario, fatalities."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

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