The Well Workplace

Deborah Lechner

Deborah Lechner, ErgoScience President, combines an extensive research background with 25-plus years of clinical experience. Under her leadership, ErgoScience continues to use the science of work to improve workplace safety, productivity and profitability.

Recent Posts

ISO 45001: Does It Relate to Injury Prevention?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
May 19, 2022 12:22:12 PM

Why the new ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health and Safety? 

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Supercharged Injury Prevention Strategies

Posted by Deborah Lechner
May 6, 2022 1:48:33 PM

 

 

 

 

Attend this free live virtual workshop June 14th at 12:00 pm CDT to find out...

The ChallengeWhile many safety and risk professionals are struggling to prevent injuries…

There’s a small group who are decreasing injuries on a consistent basis…

And it’s not because they are better safety/risk professionals than you…

Or that they more of an expert than you – far from it.

It’s all because they are using a time-tested process proven to:

Determine the root cause of injuries
Identify customized injury prevention programs
Seamlessly implement those programs

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Best Injury Prevention Programs?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Apr 8, 2022 1:31:09 PM

 

 

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OSHA Requirements: Who's the boss? State? Federal?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Mar 14, 2022 7:30:00 AM

Ensuring compliance with occupational safety and health regulations is an essential element of business success, given the legal hassles and steep fines that can come with failing to meet those expectations. One of the more confusing aspects of compliance is that health and safety regulations are imposed by both the federal government and state governments. Many states impose their own occupational health and safety standards in addition to those set by OSHA. Even though these standards are meant to work in tandem, it’s not always clear which ones an employer must obey.

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What do Job Analysis and the Three Little Pigs Have in Common?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Mar 8, 2022 9:28:46 AM

What does job analysis and the 3 little pigs have in common?

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When Hiring Just to 'Fog a Mirror' Is a Bad Idea...

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Mar 3, 2022 8:13:25 AM

When Hiring Just to “Fog a Mirror” Is a Bad Idea…

In today’s “post pandemic shutdown” era, the universal cry from almost all industries is that they can’t hire enough workers.  Cries of worker shortage abound.

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Post-Offer/Pre-Employment Testing: What Can Employers Legally Do?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Feb 21, 2022 3:19:22 PM

Imagine it’s hiring time, and you have questions about a potential employee’s ability to perform a job. How can you find out? 

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Are you a workplace injury prevention Enigmatologist?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jan 11, 2022 10:30:00 AM

shutterstock_274068050Enigmatologist is a term that was coined by Will Shortz, the former editor of Games magazine, He's currently the editor of thNew York Times crossword puzzle. Mr. Shortz is apparently the only person in the history of the world to have a degree in Enigmatology (the University of Indiana, 1974). The term refers to one who is analytical - a good problem solver – or one who is skilled in analysis.

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Reducing Workplace Injury Starts Before You Hire: The Case for Pre Employment Testing

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Oct 22, 2021 8:00:00 AM

For the savvy business owner, smart workforce decisions begin long before the day a new employee reports for their first day on the job. But what if you could reduce the chance of injury before a candidate ever punches the clock? Pre employment testing can make the choice easier.

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Get Specific: Why Personalization is Important in Pre Employment Testing

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Oct 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

In the pursuit of hiring a great workforce, casting the net wide isn’t always the best tactic. The same goes for pre employment testing. Personalized testing tightly matched to specific jobs and tasks matters and can make the difference between a safe and successful hire and an issue waiting to happen.

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