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Be Smart About Safety Funds

Be Smart About Safety Funds

Overview The UCLA Ergonomics Program provides employees with onsite workstation evaluations and training to promote a healthy workspace and avoid discomfort. Onsite ergonomic evaluations are accompanied by equipment recommendations that may qualify for Be Smart About Safety (BSAS) cost sharing funds. Funds are not awarded to general operating supplies or personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by law.   Eligibility Eligible applicants are welcome to submit a BSAS Ergonomic Equipment Application found here. One employee per application.Applicants must meet the following requirements: Full-time UCLA campus or Health System employee under the School of Medicine; Assigned to a job classification which requires use of computer or laboratory equipment; Complete BruinErgo Training and Self-Assessment; Receive an ergonomic e..

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Program Update

Program Update

Program Update All new and current UCLA campus employees working at computer workstations are asked to complete Bruin Ergo as a first step toward achieving an optimal workstation setup. Program staff will review your self-risk assessment results and contact you to discuss appropriate next steps.    Employees referred to this program by Occupational Health (OHF) or Workers' Compensation (Insurance and Risk Management, Sedgwick CMS) must submit their contact information and indicate the referral source to be contacted within 48 hours.  

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Ergonomics Study of Groundskeepers

Ergonomics Study of Groundskeepers

Ergonomics Study of Ground Positions At the University of California At the University of California, grounds employees play a critical role in maintaining the landscape and hardscape throughout each location. To perform these job functions, workers are exposed to risk factors such as repetitive motion, strain and awkward postures. During fiscal years 2009-2014, musculoskeletal injuries involving grounds staff accounted for 246 workers’ compensation claims, with an actuarial estimated ultimate direct cost of $1,968,328 (loss data was valued as of June 30, 2014).At the request of University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) Risk Services, the UC Ergonomics Work Group conducted a study of the grounds staff to identify the top five areas of musculoskeletal risk and develop strategies to address these issues. A project team com..

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Ergonomics Study of Animal Care Workers

Ergonomics Study of Animal Care Workers

Ergonomics Study of Animal Care Positions at The University of California  At the University of California, animal care employees play a critical role in maintaining the health and well-being of animal subjects and supporting ongoing university research. To perform these job functions, workers are exposed to ergonomic risks such as repetitive motion, strain, and awkward postures. During fiscal years 2009-2013, ergonomic injuries involving animal care staff accounted for 328 workers’ compensation claims, with an actuarial estimated ultimate direct cost of $1,045,955.15 (loss data was valued as of December 31, 2012). At the request of University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) Risk Services, the UC Ergonomics Work Group conducted a study of the animal care staff to identify the top five areas of ergonomic risk and dev..

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Ergonomics Study of Dining Service Workers

Ergonomics Study of Dining Service Workers

Ergonomics Study of Dining Services Positions at the University of California At the University of California, Dining Services plays a critical role in providing food for thousands of students, patients, guests, staff, and faculty. To perform this critical job function, workers are exposed to ergonomic risks such as repetitive motion, strain, and awkward postures. During fiscal years 2008-2011, ergonomic injuries in dining services accounted for 705 workers’ compensation claims, with an actuarial estimated ultimate direct cost of $8,651,496. Loss data was valued as of November 30, 2011.At the request of UCOP Risk Services, the UC Ergonomics Work Group conducted a study of Dining Services to identify the top five areas of ergonomic risk and develop strategies to address these issues. A project team comprised of ergonomists from various ..

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