In safety news:

A new survey from Aon Risk Solutions found that the success of ergonomics programs is measured by lagging indicators such as incident rates, but ergonomics professionals would like to see an evolution toward the use of leading indicators. The most common metric used to measure a firm’s ergonomics program is OSHA’s total incident rate, with about 59.6 percent of respondents using that lagging indicator. However, professionals in charge of their company’s ergonomics programs would like to use leading indicators such as ergonomic task analysis scores and discomfort/symptom reports.

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