Welcome to Prevention Pro, the online education platform by Ergonomics Plus. It’s where safety leaders can find everything they need to know to implement and execute a best practice ergonomics and MSD prevention process.
Prevention Pro: A professional whose chosen vocation is to help people stay safe and healthy both at work and at home. Examples include Safety Managers, HR Managers, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Health Nurses, Athletic Trainers, and Physical Therapists.
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Are Common and Costly
- MSDs Account for33%of All Injuries (BLS)
- Direct Costs of MSDs Are$20 BillionPer Year (OSHA)
MSDs carry a huge financial burden, but the human costs are the best motivation for prevention
MSD cases require 38% more lost time days than the average injury
MSDs are the leading cause of pain, suffering and disability in American workplaces
A big MSD problem presents you with a big MSD prevention opportunity. A process that is prevention-focused, comprehensive and sustainable gains value over time, providing you with a healthy return on your investment and a major win for your organization (and your career).
Armed with the right strategy, the right tools and the right training, you can prevent most, if not all, MSDs. We’re here to empower you to accomplish this for your organization.
The Prevention Pro Online Education Platform is Powered by Successful Practitioners
Prevention Pro is brought to you by Ergonomics Plus, a leading injury prevention solutions provider. Since 1989, we’ve been helping safety leaders and their teams prevent injuries, reduce worker’s compensation and healthcare costs, improve productivity and build a safety culture that drives tangible results.
Ergonomics Plus clients range from single manufacturing or warehouse facilities to Fortune 100 enterprises with locations around the world. Our unique expertise and prevention-focused service model helps clients reduce MSD-related costs by an average of 78% within four years of implementation.
All that to say: this online platform is built for Prevention Pros by Prevention Pros. We will continue to build, update and maintain these resources based on our experiences in the field, keeping them useful and relevant to you.