Press Release Services and Business News from Send2Press, a unit of Neotrope, established 1983
Press Release Writing and Distribution
  Friday, May 26, 2017 Neotrope®
Public Relations
Press Release Services and Media Relations
Send2Press® - Press Release Writing, Newswire Distribution, Press Release Optimization, Internet Marketing, Podcasting, SEO, Media Monitoring, Media Coaching, News Syndication, Book Marketing, Entertainment News, Web PR, and Media Relations since 1983   media relations
press release writing
Press Release Services and Business News from Send2Press, a unit of Neotrope, established 1983
 
NEWS WIRES:
» Ad Industry News
» Aerospace News
» Arts News
» Automobile News
» Biotech News
» Book News
» Business News
» Computer Industry News
» Construction News
» DotCom News
» eCommerce News
» Education News
» eMarketing News
» Entertainment News
» Employment News
» Energy News
» Family/Parenting News
» Fashion Industry News
» Fitness Industry News
» Food & Cooking News
» Graphics News
» Insurance News
» Interior Design News
» Internet News
» Investor News
» Manufacturing News
» Medical News
» Music News
» NonProfit News
» Peace/Ecology News
» Podcasting News
» Political News
» Real Estate News
» Religion News
» Retail News
» Security Solutions News
» Small Cap & OTC News
» Software Industry News
» Sports News
» Telecom News
» Travel Industry News
» TV & Cable News
» VoIP News
» US Newswires
» Business Profiles
» More News Channels
» Today's Headlines

Distribute your News with Send2Press® Press Release Services

 

In The News
Business News from Send2Press Newswire
Recent News Stories from PRnetwire >> News Article

Edited by Christopher Simmons, senior news editor


NEW PROGRAM TO REDUCE 60% OF WORKPLACE ILLNESS - CUT WORK COMP COSTS 30%

OVERLAND PARK, KS - Jan. 3, 2003 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Alliance Training and Consulting, Inc., a national business training and consulting firm announces a new program to reduce the incidence of muscular skeletal disorders in the workplace and combat the skyrocketing costs of workers' compensation.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, has identified repetitive stress injuries (RSI's) account for 60% of new workplace illnesses. Studies estimate one-third of all lost work days are due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSD's) and roughly $1 for each $3 spent on workers compensation is a result of repetitive motion trauma sustained at work.

Every day employees prove they are able to use poorly designed equipment, often under difficult working conditions. People adapt and can tolerate small departures from optimal designs of the equipment they use and the environments in which they work. However, there is a limit to the amount of adaptation a person can reasonably make. Beyond this is a cost in job efficiency, discomfort, frustration, job dissatisfaction and fatigue. All of these increase potential for accidents and personal injury, attendance problems and employee turnover.

Some employers say even though they have purchased the latest most ergonomically sound office equipment, employees still complain of discomfort. Problems such as stiff necks, sore backs and carpel tunnel syndrome continue to occur. Unfortunately, many employees don't understand the ergonomic concept. The most ergonomically sound chair will not help if it is not adjusted or used properly. In addition, there may be other factors such as the position of the monitor or keyboard that may be the real culprit. According to Ken Zans, a recognized ergonomics specialist, "Our work environment impacts our comfort, health and performance. Quite often we have control over our environment, yet, we either don't know how to make change, or we become creatures of our own bad habits. When you take the time to educate an employee about proper work practices, you also establish expected work behaviors and procedures. An ergonomic assessment of the work station and a review of an employee's work habits should be a part of every performance appraisal."

Alliance Training and Consulting, Inc., Overland Park, KS is now offering a unique approach called "Ergonomic Solutions" to help organizations create a more ergonomically sound working environment and overcome the high cost of RSI's and MSD's. To achieve maximum results, Alliance utilizes a three-pronged approach. First, a training program reinforces how ergonomics is a part of the organization's business initiatives to maximize productivity and quality in a safe and healthy work environment. Second, participant's workstations are individually analyzed and employees are counseled on methods to improve the efficiency of their work area. Third, follow-up is provided to insure methods are being utilized and problems have been resolved.

Using the Alliance "Ergonomics Solutions" method, over 90% of participants have reported the program was extremely effective in improving overall work comfort and employee morale. In addition, 100% of participants have seen at least some improvement in job performance.

Risk management is critical to any organization's success. Ergonomics is a proven method of reducing workplace risks. At the same time, implementing an effective ergonomic program is a cost effective method to increase productivity, improve employee moral and maximize the company's bottom line.

Alliance Training and Consulting, Inc. is located at: 9948 West 87th Street Suite H-1, Overland Park, KS, USA 66212. Voice 877-385-5515 (USA 011) or 913-385-5515. Fax 913-385-3353.

URL: www.alliancetac.com

Source of news: Madison Financial Group



Read original news release in raw text format

View More Recent News Stories from PRnetwire


DISCLAIMER: the above news article is believed accurate but not guaranteed, and is based on news supplied by the company or organization mentioned and/or quoted in the story. Neotrope/Send2Press makes no claims of accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Your use of any information contained herein is done solely at your own risk, and you are fully responsible for using any information herein, or on sites mentioned or linked to in the article. Reproduction of this news article in any form requires written authorization — use of the raw text version of the news has no restrictions other than you may not post our news on a website which offers either PR or newswire services, or Internet Promotion services..   TERMS OF USE



Add Our News Headlines to Your Website Free
Free headline feed


Journalists & Editors
Choose your news by preferred topic(s).
Privacy protected.
MORE INFO

Archived Releases

Most Recent Releases


Subscribe to RSS Feed



NOTICE: THIS PAGE IS ARCHIVAL CONTENT AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR ACCURACY.
Top of Page | Home Page | E-mail This News Story
— PLEASE SUPPORT OUR WEBSITE SPONSORS —
Press Release Services from Send2Press
Press Release Services from Send2Press | Press Release Writing from Send2Press
Mindset Interactive, Mindset Design, Mindset Communications, Mindset Advertising, Mindset Netwire
 Copr. © 1983-2014 Neotrope® — all rights reserved. Privacy/Legal Statements 
Press Release Services and Business News from Send2Press, a unit of Neotrope, established 1983
Press Release Writing
Business Press Release Services | Compare News Distribution Plans | Agency Program | How to Order
PR Services Add-on Options | Price List | SEO+PR™ Services | Press Release Writing | Publication Lists
Client Testimonials | About Us | Contact Us | Newswire Channels |
News About Send2Press | | RSS/XML Feed

Free News Articles