Four Ways Leadership Can Influence Employee Engagement in a Workplace Stretching Program

June 20, 2018 | Danielle Browne

Having a workplace stretching program, or Stretch and Flex, not only helps your organization mitigate the short and long-term costs ofmusculoskeletal disorders(MSD’s), it also shows your employees you care about their health and well being.

Injury Prevention Programs Beyond "Fit for Duty"

July 7, 2016 | Danielle Browne

Fit for Duty is often interchanged with pre-shift warm-ups (or "stretch and flex" programs) when discussing soft-tissue injury prevention programs. Both Fit for Duty and pre-shift warm-up programs have enormous value, if implemented properly, and both can be a great addition to any safety program.

Not Having An Injury Prevention Program Is Costing You Money

February 25, 2016 | Danielle Browne

We know your bottom line is important, but so are the people working for you. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) cost a staggering $20 billion in direct costs each year. Additional indirect costs bring that number to nearly $50 billion a year. I think you get the picture.

Is Your Fall Protection Programming Missing Something?

January 19, 2016 | Danielle Browne

Improve Your Stretch and Flex Program With This One Simple Change

December 22, 2015 | Danielle Browne

Pre-shift warm-ups, commonly referred to as “Stretch and Flex”, are becoming more and more widespread among industrial, manufacturing and construction sectors.

These programs began in an effort to better prepare employees for the physical aspects of their job and to decrease musculoskeletal injuries.