Description : Computers revolutionized the office, and employees in many workplaces are still making adjustments... hunching their shoulders, tilting their necks, and sitting in awkward positions. When bright screens and bulky equipment can't be moved or shifted, it's the user who makes the compensations. Relief from "desk discomfort" is possible, through a science that not only solves that immediate problem, but also holds substantial benefits for employer and employee alike. Ergonomics is the science (and art) of workplace design for maximum physical comfort, maximum efficiency-and prevention of injury at the workplace. Its potential results: greater productivity, heightened morale, and reduced compensation for work-induced injuries. Keep in mind: most worker's compensation costs are for Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD). The Office Ergonomics Tool Kit: With Training Disc provides a sensible step-by-step method to bring Ergonomics and its wonders to your workplace. Written for facilities managers, office managers, small business owners, office managers, and other non-professional ergonomists alike, its comprehensive and clear instructions enable managers to "fit" ergonomics principles to the exact needs of any office/workplace. Every bit of advice in Office Ergonomics Tool Kit: With Training Disc is already in practice at offices that have consulted author Dan MacLeod. Many Fortune 100 companies in both offices and general industry have saved millions of dollars through guidance. Industrial Hygiene and Safety News names MacLeod "one of the key players influencing both government and ergonomic standards and industrial control strategies."
Description : Being a Legal Nurse Consultant is your calling. You love what you do. You are ready to go into practice for yourself. You have the education, the drive, and the ability - but is that really enough to succeed? Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants is an invaluable resource developed under the auspices of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants (AALNC) that can help you along the way. The editor taps into the collective wisdom and experience of LNCs who have already built their own thriving practices. These trailblazing professionals reveal the secrets of their successes and the pitfalls they encountered through chapters that illustrate how to: Develop a straightforward, comprehensive business plan Cultivate the precise marketing mix that gets results Engage the right technology for your web site and office needs Effectively manage finances, employees, contractors - and change Build and maintain beneficial client relationships Leverage what you know to become a successful expert witness Deal with that potential minefield known as ethics While these issues may seem overwhelming, they don't have to be. Business Principles for Legal Nurse Consultants is an essential single-source guide that can help you navigate through the details so you can get on with your career!
Description : The first encyclopaedic source in this interdisciplinary field. This is a unique professional reference available in either three hardback volumes or CDROM.
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Description : Office workers form a large and growing proportion of the workforce, especially with the growth of the service sector. Almost all of us work in computerised offices, and have become strongly attached to these machines. We wish to be productive and successful, satisfied with our work, get along with our fellow workers; we do not want to suffer aches in wrists, shoulders or back, or any headaches. This is a practical book, but it is based on sound theory and research. It is written for the practitioner: the office manager, the equipment purchaser, the designer and architect and especially for the individual office worker, for you and me who operate keyboards, check and make files, phone and fax, sit and stand, write and read, who discuss and evaluate , and prepare for decisions. We need to know how to set up the office, how to select and arrange our equipment and furniture, how to organise and pace our work. We need to perform 'at ease and efficiently', which is the motto of ergonomics