Our Conferences are Canceled: Now What? Opioid Abuse and Workplace Injuries
In this month’s installment of “Our Conferences are Canceled: Now What?” Director of Ergonomics Research Blake McGowan explains that there’s a connection between musculoskeletal disorder injuries and opioids abuse. Watch.
To combat the opioid crisis, EHS professionals need to:
Understand there is a connection between poor ergonomics and the opioid crisis.
Resource the problem to match the magnitude of the burden.
Follow proven ergonomics methods to implement solutions to reduce workers’ exposure to risk factors.