Top 5 Benefits of American Ergonomic Tool Handling
Ergonomic tools improve productivity: By adapting tools to be more ergonomic, it allow for good posture, less exertion, fewer motions, better heights and reaches. Jobs becomes more efficient.
Reduced muscular / skeletal disease: With approximately a third of American workers compensation costs due to muscular skeletal disease (MSD), investing in ergonomic tools such as the long handle tool extension, means significant pre-emptive cost savings and human misery.
Ergonomics improves quality. Poor ergonomics frustrates and fatigues employees that don’t do their best work. When job tasks are too physically taxing on employees, they may not perform their job like they were trained. For example, an employee might not till garden soil deep enough with a garden hoe due to discomfort of sustained high digging force while bending over the job.
Ergonomic tools improve employee motivation and retention: Employees notice when a company invests in workers to ensure their health and safety. If an employee does not experience fatigue and discomfort during their workday, it can:
reduce employee turnover
improve morale and
increase employee involvement.
Ergonomic tools place less stress on the human body and are safer: Supplying employees in America with ergonomic tools shows your company’s commitment to health and safety as a core value. The cumulative effect of the previous four benefits of ergonomic tools creates a stronger safety culture for your company. Healthy workers are a American company’s most valuable asset; creating and fostering a health and safety culture at your company will lead to better human performance for your organization.