Fit For Work Explains How Employers Can Reduce Ergonomic-Related Injuries and Increase Productivity In Food Prep Areas

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Fit For Work, a San Antonio-based Occupational Health and Injury Prevention Firm, will be explaining how employers can reduce ergonomic-related injuries and increase productivity for employees in food preparation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference this week in Dallas, Texas. James Rethaber, PhD, CPE, Fit For Work Director of Ergonomics, will be presenting on this subject on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

Fit For Work, a San Antonio-based Occupational Health and Injury Prevention Firm, will be explaining how employers can reduce ergonomic-related injuries and increase productivity for employees in food preparation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference this week in Dallas, Texas. James Rethaber, PhD, CPE, Fit For Work Director of Ergonomics, will be presenting on this subject on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

Dr. Rethaber will present workstation design solutions that are proven to reduce employee physical demands while increasing productivity, thus improving companies’ bottom line. These real-world, practical solutions are based on practices that collect on-site data and analyze the root cause of ergonomic-related problems. The presentation will focus on a case study highlighting a food prep area. Participants will be able to adapt methodologies from the presentation to fit the needs of their unique organizations.

For more information about Fit For Work’s services, please visit WellWorkForce.com.

For more information about The Applied Ergonomics Conference, please visit iienet2.org/Ergo/Conference.

About Fit For Work:
Fit For Work is a privately held Occupational and Industrial Health practice developed around a model of prevention and early intervention. Founded in 1998, Fit for Work continuously seeks to provide large and small employers alike with a non-traditional service model. This model combines a progressive approach to injury prevention and treatment based on an underlying and proven principle that putting the right worker in the right job in as safe a manner as possible results in decreased costs, decreased injuries, increased profitability and increased productivity. The practical results include significant reductions in recordable incidents, lost time injuries and workman’s compensation claims, and the potential for subsequent reductions in insurance premiums. For more information, please visit wellworkforce.com.

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