Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Review

The "review" component of the ERGO model focuses on developing a perspective on the extent and type of ergonomic issues reported at Virginia Tech.

Responsibilities

  • In addition to signs and symptoms for musculoskeletal disorders, Virginia Tech employees should report all occupational injuries and illnesses to their supervisors.
  • Supervisors should document employee reports of occupational injuries and illnesses using the appropriate forms. Accurate and timely reporting is critical to appropriate interventions.