Atlas IPS Experts Share Best Practices at National Ergonomics Conference for 10th Straight Year.


Release: Immediate
Date: August 5, 2018
Media Contacts:  
D.J. Davis  
Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions  
(616) 844-6322

Grand Haven, Michigan (August 5, 2018) – Continuing our commitment to help educate employers on ways to avoid work-related injuries, Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions is pleased to announce our ergonomics experts will present for the 10th straight year and at several key sessions at the National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel, August 21-24, 2018.

Ergonomics and Early Intervention: How Nitto, Inc. Eliminated MSD Injuries
Wednesday, August 22, 2018: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Room Versailles 1-2, Session Number: IS4
Curt DeWeese, PT, CEAS, Director, and an industry veteran with 25 years of experience in injury prevention and management programs, will present alongside Eric Pike, Vice President of Manufacturing of Nitto, Inc. This in-depth discussion will examine how combining early intervention care and ergonomics analysis and solutions can reduce—if not eliminate—musculoskeletal injuries. Curt and Eric will share the tangible results Nitto, Inc. has achieved through this unique approach. 

How MasterBrand Navigates the 3 Rs—Requirements, Risk, and Restrictions
Wednesday, August 22, 2018: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Room: Champagne 1, Session Number: PM1
Tony Silva, CPE, and an industry veteran with over 20 years’ experience in achieving bottom-line results through improved ergonomics, will co-present with MasterBrand Cabinets Safety Manager, Cara Blaudow. This session will illustrate how an improved flow of information between Human Resources, Safety, Ergonomics, and Workers’ Compensation significantly decreases OSHA recordable rates, lost time cases, workers’ compensation cases, and all associated costs. Cara will show how MasterBrand defines essential job demands, completes ergonomic risk assessments, and returns employees back to meaningful work through an efficient use of data and software.

Office Pain and Discomfort: Over 26,000 Employees Tell You Their Story
Thursday, August 23, 2018: 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM Room: Champagne 3-4, Session Number: OF5
Tony Silva will present on the underlying reasons for office employee pain and discomfort. He will do so by examining data from 26,469 office workers, focusing on discomfort and its relationship to demographics, product use, ergonomic knowledge, and attitudes. By doing so, attendees will learn how to reduce risk and provide employees a more comfortable and productive work environment.

About Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions, LLC

Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions (IPS) is a leading injury prevention and management service and technology provider, helping customers reduce the spiraling costs of injuries within industrial, office, distribution, transportation, and healthcare environments.  Atlas guides clients to financially evaluate and define the appropriate strategy, and offers services that are uniquely simple, measurable, and cost effective. Atlas IPS provides turnkey support through the nation’s largest network of professional service providers or can assist corporate resources with the necessary training and technology. Atlas IPS is located in Grand Haven, Michigan, and additional information can be found at