Multi-Sector Group Formed To Help Solve Most Common Workplace Injury

Constructing on the National Protection Council (NSC) partnership with Amazon to resolve the most typical workplace damage in the U.S., the nonprofit basic safety advocate has called the founding people of the advisory council because of this groundbreaking program to avoid ergonomic injuries – referred to as musculoskeletal problems (MSDs) – at workplaces just about everywhere.

“For over a hundred years, NSC has innovated brand-new ways of help people live life safer, fuller lifestyles – both on / off the clock,” mentioned Lorraine Martin, NSC CEO and president. “This collaboration will be another important milestone inside our work to avoid workplace accidents – and we’re in superb company. With professionals on our multi-industry advisory council, we’re poised to ‘shift the needle’ on ergonomic problems: a far-too-common security challenge affecting one-one fourth of the world’s human population.”

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“At Amazon, there is nothing more important compared to the safety and health of our employees,” said Heather MacDougall, vice president of worldwide workplace safety and health at Amazon. “MSD-related injuries will be the leading reason behind workplace injuries across all industries. We have been focused on reducing the risks connected with MSDs once we pursue our vision to become Earth’s Safest Spot to Work.”

Led by NSC, the inaugural advisory council meeting included representatives from these organizations serving as founding members: