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Back Pain and Muscular Stress Strains Productivity

8/4/2014

Can you afford ergonomic articulating lifts to ease the muscular stress on your workers?

The better question to ask is can you afford not to.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports an estimated 186 million work days are lost each year to back pain. Added to back pain are overexertion, falls and repetitive-use injuries as among the most common forms of worksite injury, resulting in $1 billion dollars per week in direct U.S. workers’ compensation costs, as reported by the 2012 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.

Tags: articulated lifts, duty industrial manipulators, ergonomic

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