Developing Ergonomic Training Brochure - planned the development of a brochure that could be distributed to all employees which would include correct keyboard and chair adjustments.
Furniture Vendors - reviewed type of furniture installed and what types of ergonomic equipment may be on the market Beacon Mutual workers compensation carrier - discussed special cases that may require a certified ergonomist to assist On-going and future initiatives being considered by the safety committee included: Analyzing Trends - further analyzing trends within departments to see where additional emphasis could be placed to identify possible high risk areas.
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Indirect Costs are estimated at two to four times direct costs and include lost productivity, wages for temporary workers, time to train temps, overtime, stress, etc. Conducting Headset Study - preliminary discussions were held with Joy Boese of Consulting Corporation in November to conduct an ergonomic study on headsets.
Updating Ergonomic Orientation Presentation - realized that orientation materials need continual updating. It was anticipated that at least two members of the Ergonomic Committee would be certified in Partners in the ergonomics initiative included: Revising Evaluation Tracking System - planned to create a Microsoft Access database to simplify input of ergonomic data and create specialty reports Training Telecommuters on Ergonomic Issues - planned to address needs in the future.
Researching Voice Recognition - a test was done of Dragon Systems voice recognition product in June Developing Ergonomic Intranet Site - planned the development of an ergonomic website in which all employees could access ergonomic information.
Researching Ergonomic Products - Wrist Oasis wrist rests were purchased as a result of this continuing effort to select the best ergonomic products.
Conducting Management Ergonomic Awareness Session - planned to present ergonomic awareness sessions to management with Beacon Mutual as the principal presenter.
Facilities - discussed moves, type of furniture to be installed, make arrangements with outside vendor to discuss ergonomic features of furniture Occupational Health Nurse - interacted with Optimal Returns Case Manager and Ergonomic Team Office Services - delivered ergonomic supplies if evaluation not necessary Optimal Returns Case Manager - reviewed return-to-work cases and ergonomic impact Voice Communications - moved telephones if necessaryinstalled of headsets External: A survey was planned for to determine if this could be a viable solution to reduce MSDs for the future.Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield Case Study Client Profile Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield provides healthcare coverage to million customers.
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