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  • Title: WISCONSIN ALUMINUM FOUNDRY -- Musculoskeletal (MSD) Disorder Cost Analysis 1-1-99 thru 10-1-03
  • Type: Text Slide with Data Chart
  • Content:
    Body Part Number Avg. Cost Cost Range
    Back 128 $2,285 $81-$48,851
    Arm/Wrist 39 $4,941 $79 - $38,638
    Shoulder 29 $5,017 $59 - $52,532

    Speaker Notes:
    Estimated cost of injuries 99-10/03 - $596,000

    Total cost of controls in example is excess of $1 Million. As you will see the controls and systems implemented greatly reduced injuries and illnesses, improved quality and increased productivity. The company claims they recovered costs on all improvements within one year.

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