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Title: Success Story #1 - The Impact
Type: Graph Slide
Content: Includes a bar graph with 5 elements; three elements for each (pre-intervention, post-intervention, and percentage reduced) of the following: reported injuries, injury incidence rates, modified duty days, lost work days, and injury costs.
This chart shows the impact of the Ergonomic Program implementation. There was a decrease in reported injuries, injury incidence rates, modified duty days, lost work days, and injury costs.
By identifying patient care units with a high level of occupational risk to workers, a targeted back injury program was developed and implemented. This program integrated the concept of ergonomics into a program to redesign high risk activities.