Injuries in the workplace cost countries billions of dollars each year. A significant proportion of that is attributed to the frequency and severity of workplace soft tissue injuries that could have been avoided.
The cost of prevention far outweighs the cost of managing and rehabilitating an injury and can also lead to a dramatic reduction in costly workers’ compensation claims.
Job design, manual handling and ergonomic factors are large contributors to the frequency and severity of soft tissue injuries. Through workplace and physical demand assessments we can assist businesses understand which tasks, activities and/or equipment are the most likely to lead to workers’ soft tissue injuries.
It is important that both management and workers understand that an individual’s psychological and physiological state may increase the level of risk of an injury and its severity, as well as recovery capability; which, ultimately impacts costs and premiums.
2TSustainability can assist your business reduce your injuries and workers compensation claims by providing a tailored injury prevention programme.
We can support you with the following:
- Ergonomic assessments
- Physical Demand Statement Assessments/ job dictionaries and reviews
- Job redesign
- Worker and management education and training
- Manual handling training
- Workers’ Compensation and injury management system development and/ or process reviews
- Tailored injury prevention and healthy lifestyle programme