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INJURY PREVENTION: SAY GOODBYE TO TENDONITIS

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musculoskeletal disorders, such as tendonitis, make up a large share of the ergonomic hazards in the occupational health sector. According to the Minnesota workers’ compensation system report in 2015, the incidence rate for WMSDs was 29.8 cases per 10,000 full-time workers. Moreover, the workers who sustained a WMSD required a median of 12 days to recover and resume full work duties. Recent evidence shows injury prevention programs are pragmatic interventions to help reduce injuries such as WMSDs significantly. In addition, these injury prevention programs help to transform workplace cultures, which can lead to higher productivity, reduced turnover, reduced cost and greater employee satisfaction. Thus, the common questions about injury prevention programs include: 50 |

Forge October 2017  
Forge October 2017  
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