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What's Good for Older Workers is Good for All (Part 1)

The aging workforce will have a significant effect on the costs of the employer, but being prepared for the changes is the best way to prevent inevitable problems from becoming costly claims.  There are some very easy and cost-effective ways to make some adjustments in the workplace that are not only good for older workers, but for everyone.  Below are just a few ergonomic considerations for the workplace: 

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Do Accommodations Put Employees At Risk?

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Mrs. Smith has been working for ABC Company for 25 years. She is a loyal, hard-working employee; however, she is 64 years old, and of course, she is unable to do all of the things she used to be able to do at work. Mrs. Smith’s coworkers have noticed some problems and some areas where Mrs. Smith needs a little extra help, and they are happy to pitch in because they really like Mrs. Smith and don’t mind helping her. They also know that, if they don’t help her, the job may not get completed, and they don’t want to be responsible for that or to get Mrs. Smith into trouble!

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