The Economics of Ergonomics

Developed by: WHSC (Workers Health and Safety Centre)

Description: A four-page report about the general cost-savings of using ergonomics. The resource presents two return on investment calculators users can consider when trying to financially justify an ergonomics program or intervention. It also summarizes a study looking into the cost-savings of these programs carried out by a major North American ergonomics firm.

Keywords: Economics, programs, cost, saving, return on investment, capital, money

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