Atlas To Share Latest Discoveries on Corporate Wellness, Ergonomics ROI, Patient Handling


Release: Immediate
Date: November 17, 2010
Media Contacts:  
James Landsman
Atlas Ergonomics
(616) 844-6322 ext. 3201

Grand Haven, MINovember 17, 2010—Known for its breakthrough achievements in reducing work-related injuries and costs, Atlas Ergonomics will its share its proven, systematic approach to optimizing human performance in four presentations at the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition, November 30 through December 3, 2010 in Las Vegas.

On Tuesday, November 30, Atlas founder Drew Bossen will offer a half-day workshop titled At the Heart of Wellness. Atlas case studies and experiences will illustrate essential elements of corporate wellness programming and how to gain management support.

On the same day, Atlas ergonomic services director David Brodie will offer a full-day workshop on Cargills Successful Implementation of a Corporate-Wide Industrial Ergonomics Program. Presenting with Cargills Corporate Ergonomist, Nancy Mukkar, this presentation will review the launch of the program, which serves approximately 26,000 employees in 36 plants across the U.S. and Canada.

On Wednesday, December 1, David Brodie will present a session titled Determining the ROI of Ergonomic Office Products. This session will compare the costs of office ergonomics products and their documented impact on employee discomfort, providing a framework for understanding the real value of solutions available on todays market.

On Thursday, December 2, Bossen will present Comparing and Contrasting Safe Patient Handling Programs, an in-depth examination of the outcomes of three established safe patient handling programs, their successes and shortcomings. Bossen will examine the necessary fundamentals of a successful, sustainable safe patient handling program and the importance of long-term data collection for measurable outcomes.

Jim Landsman, Atlas President, noted that Atlas efforts over the past few years are resulting in significant improvements for our clients. This years presentations illustrate the eye-opening lessons we have learned together, and clearly show the breadth of Atlas expertise.

In addition, Atlas will share information throughout the conference at booth #240. Speakers Drew Bossen and David Brodie will be available at the during exhibition hours. Conference attendees are invited to meet and speak with them there.

Bossen, an Atlas founder, is a licensed physical therapist with an MBA. He has helped several large companies reduce injury-related costs by as much as 86%. Brodie, Atlas Director of Ergonomic Services, is a board-certified professional ergonomist with 15 years of experience and two degrees in kinesiology.

The National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition, the largest ergonomic event in the United States, supports organizations seeking ways to improve productivity and reduce workplace injuries. Attendees obtain unique opportunities to learn from industry leaders and to review the latest products and services.

About Atlas Ergonomics, LLC
Atlas Ergonomics, LLC is a leading ergonomic service and technology provider, helping customers reduce the spiraling costs of work-related injuries within industrial, office, commercial transportation, warehouse, public transit, 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 Ergonomics provides turnkey support through the nation’s largest network of ergonomic service providers or can assist corporate resources with the necessary training and technology. Atlas Ergonomics is located in Grand Haven, Michigan, and additional information can be found at