Safety and the Athletic Trainer [3924]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A120

   Scott Mullett, Occupational Athletic Trainer, Ergonomic Consultants and Injury Prevention Specialists

Track: Ergonomics
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Thirty-two percent of all work-related injuries are musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). A specialist can help prevent, reduce and manage work-related MSDs. Athletic trainers are musculoskeletal specialists. Many companies and corporations across the country use the services of athletic trainers to reduce injuries and lower workers’ compensation costs. The presenter discusses common MSDs, the benefits of an athletic trainer, and how to use an athletic trainer to reduce workplace injuries and costs.

Learning Objectives:
Explain how an athletic trainer is an important resource for safety and human resource professionals
Identify causes of workplace MSDs and how an athletic trainer can prevent, reduce and manage these injuries onsite
Define the true cost of a workplace MSD and how an athletic trainer can reduce the costs
Discuss specific cases where companies benefited from these services

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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