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Eric Kennedy

Eric M. Kennedy, MSIE,  CPE, is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and Senior Risk Control Consultant at Willis Towers Watson Risk & Analytics.  He brings more than 23 years of experience consulting with a broad spectrum of industries including the following sectors:  financial institutions, public agencies, retailers, heavy and light manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, healthcare, meatpacking and customer service.

Sitting is Bad For You. So is Standing. What Now?

I don’t know if it’s just me, but every time I turn around I keep hearing that sitting is killing us. I hear it on the radio, I see it on the television and I read it online. What is … Continue reading →

Workers’ Compensation: The Big Disconnect

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When it comes to Workers’ Compensation claims, the data is there and for the most part the risk managers have access to it. They know what types of claims are being filed and where worker injuries are occurring. That’s the … Continue reading →

Got Ergonomics? Your Aging Workers Want to Know

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Age is not an independent risk factor for developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as strains, overexertion, rotator cuff injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, etc.  Yet, older workers are more susceptible to MSDs because of decreased functional capacity, strength and flexibility.  … Continue reading →