Increasing Plant Safety with FRP Flooring and Railing

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on Jun 10, 2015 1:21:45 PM

The Importance of Plant Safety

Although the number of workers’ compensation claims has decreased over the past fifteen years, the total cost of medical payments to workers has significantly increased (Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services). In fact, the total price of workplace injuries and illnesses cost the nation around $250 billion each year (FSM). In order to keep workers safe and protect the company from lawsuits, it is imperative to create a safe workplace.

In addition to staggering costs, a safe workplace typically increases productivity and boosts employee morale (FSM). Preventative care is the best solution for both the company and the employees.

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Topics: Safety, Ergonomics, Corrosion Resistant, Slip Resistant, Light Weight, Low Maintenance, Non-Conductive

Industrial Ergonomics

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on May 27, 2014 2:32:00 PM

Ergonomics

 

The direct and indirect costs of injuries are astronomical for a company.  Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs) are caused by repetitive motion in the course of normal work.  They are a type of musculoskeletal condition (Redcross, 2011).  According to Erica Redcross, “RMDs and other musculoskeletal disorders are among the most prevalent lost-time injuries and illnesses in almost every industry.   They are also the most costly.”

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Topics: Safety, Ergonomics

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