The Company will make available prompt and effective medical Management whenever an employee has a WMSD. (This means that when an employee reports signs or symptoms of a WMSD. All reports will be processed to determine whether medical Management is necessary). Medical Management, including recommended work restrictions, will be provided at no cost to the employee. Medical treatment protocols for WMSDs will be established by the health care professions.
Evaluation of the ergonomics program and controls will be conducted periodically and at least every 3 years, to ensure effective administration and Management and compliance with regulatory requirements.
The following procedures will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the ergonomics program and control measures.
Program Evaluation Findings:
All program deficiencies found will be corrected promptly.
|Examples of Activity Measures||Examples of Outcome Measures|
|• Plan to implement ergonomics program has been developed. • Number of employee reports and recommendations. • Average time between employee reports and your response. • Length of time since the last review of safety and health records. • Number of hazards identified. • Number of Employee(s) who have||• Number of OSHA recordable MSDs. • Reported symptoms of WMSDs • WMSD incidence rates per job title. • Number of workers' compensation claims. • Number of lost-workdays WMSDs. • Average lost workdays per WMSD.|