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With a focus on ergonomic safety in both office and industrial environments, we provide:

  • risk assessment
  • individual risk identification
  • risk reduction
  • strategic health & safety planning
  • customized workstation tools & layouts
  • user training
  • ongoing risk monitoring

We provide customized training programs for both individual employees and corporate entities responsible for company management, human resources administration, and occupational safety and/or risk management.

Our on-site training programs are designed for your convenience, and are fully integrated with our consulting services.

why is ergonomics important to YOUR business?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has identified that Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) are the single largest job-related injury and illness problems in the USA. 

On a national basis:

  • WMSDs account for 34% of all reported illnesses and injuries, totaling 626,000 days away from work.
  • U.S. employers are currently paying more than $15 billion per year in workers' compensation costs for WMSDs and associated expenses.
  • Carpal Tunnel Disorders are the single most common injury in the workplace, affecting 49 different occupations and 42 different industry classifications.

The cost of WMSDs to businesses are measured in:

  • Employee Health and Safety
  • Morale and Labor Relations
  • Turnover
  • Absenteeism
  • Productivity/Efficiency
  • Product Quality
  • Lawsuits
  • Citations/Fees

For example, see California State Compensation Insurance Fund information about what ignoring ergonomics may cost your company.

Would you like more information about ergonomics? Please explore our online resources.

Questions about ergonomics?
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what is ergonomics?
the science of adapting a workplace environment to enhance the safety, efficiency, and productivity of the worker

It is estimated that ergonomically healthy employees are 20-40% more productive.  Ergonomics can help to reduce the cost of doing business and bring tangible benefits that will reflect directly on your company's all-around performance.

  • Saves money
  • Saves lives
  • Optimizes quality of life in the workplace
  • Increases productivity
  • Increases your bottom line

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Hughes Occupational Consultants delivers a sustainable plan of action, customized to your business, with a focus on ergonomic safety in both office and industrial environments. Let us make your work environment more people-friendly. Contact us today!

  363 South Indian Hill Blvd.
  Claremont CA 91711
  Phone (909) 625-7406
  Fax (909) 621-3742


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updated 22-Feb-2007