Voices of Safety: Importance of Workplace Ergonomics and Stretching

By Tamara Parris
Published: March 11, 2022 | Last updated: November 22, 2023
Key Takeaways

It's important we take time to share the long term health impacts from improper body positioning and movements used during repeated work tasks.  

We will have industry expert Scott Coleman join us for this discussion on the importance of workplace Ergonomics and Stretching. Come join the conversation to learn about and share what challenges members are having related to getting management and their workforce to understand its value, and the struggles members face when trying to get people's buy-in. Come to share your knowledge and experiences. We did have some technical issues at the start of this episode that impacted recording.



Our Guests:

Scott Coleman Founder of Preventure and Physiotherapist / Biomechanist

Scott has become an industry leader in workplace injury prevention through his innovative and comprehensive approach using wearable technology.

This approach evolved from the combination of over 20 years of experience working with elite athletes (as a coach, physiotherapist and biomechanist), with the skills developed working in private practice treating injured workers.

Over the past five years Scott has been partnering with large organisations and Workers’ Compensation insurance brokers and safety consultants to reduce the costs associated with workplace injury using wearable technology and data analytics.


In 2019 his company, Preventure, launched their IoT based workplace injury prevention product, and has since expanded to the USA through support from Silicon Valley investors.



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Written by Tamara Parris

Tamara Parris

Tamara Parris is the VP of Community and Business Development at Safeopedia, and owner of EHS Professionals Group on LinkedIn. Her passion is working with other EHS Professionals to collaborate in thought leadership, networking and connecting our industry peers to resources that will increase profitability and safety practices within their workplaces. Tamara has been in the Health and Safety field for over 20 years, her industry experiences include the Construction sector, CCTV and Security, and Commercial Retail industries.

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