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October 30, 2017

Changing Your Work Environment to Reduce Ergonomic Injuries

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, around 20 percent of days of missed work are due to injuries that happen as a result of poor office design. Companies that consider their employees’ work environment and how it can affect health and efficiency potentially can reduce workplace injuries.

Most organizations see the frequency of ergonomic-related injuries and costs grow each year. The simple fact is that people need to perform physical work, whether at a factory, store or an office. Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) underscore this. For example:

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