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Andy Crossland

Andy Crossland

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Andy joined the ICW Group in June 2014 and is currently a technical specialist focusing on ergonomics. He has more than 30 years of experience in risk management. This experience includes working for a global United States based Fortune 500 Company and international company. He has successfully implemented risk management programs, including ergonomics challenges, with practical solutions to reduce injury exposures and reduce workers’ compensation insurance costs.

Posts by Andy...

Work Desk Assessment Podcast – Part 2

September 26, 2016 by Andy Crossland No comments

In part 2 of our podcast on work desk ergonomics assessment, Andy and Robert review how to properly set up computer monitors, keyboards and lighting at the work station.  They also discuss how to recognize when employees are uncomfortable at their …  Read more …

Work Desk Assessment Podcast – Part 1

September 14, 2016 by Andy Crossland No comments

Work desk ergonomics assessment can benefit both the employer and the employee. In this podcast, Andy and Rob discuss the benefits of conducting a work desk ergonomic assessment, when to conduct the assessment and what to look for when conducting …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Practical Solutions for Material Handling Exposures

April 1, 2016 by Andy Crossland No comments

Manual materials handling accounts for a significant percentage of the thousands of cases of musculoskeletal disorders reported annually in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), workers’ compensation costs for an average lost-time injury for a …  Read more …

You and Your Workstation: Making Good Adjustments

August 25, 2015 by Andy Crossland No comments

In today’s fast-paced work environment, it is important that the computer at your workstation be adjusted properly to provide the most comfort and efficiency. After continuing to find the same problems in my years of conducting hundreds of ergonomic assessments …  Read more …

Preventing Manual Material Handling Injuries In Your Workplace

August 25, 2015 by Andy Crossland No comments

Manual material handling accounts for a significant percentage of the thousands of cases of musculoskeletal disorders reported annually in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), workers’ compensation costs for an average lost-time injury for a …  Read more …

Safety Meeting Pointers

January 5, 2015 by Andy Crossland No comments

Have you overheard your employees complaining on the way to your safety meetings, “Oh, no.  Not another safety meeting!” If you have heard this on a frequent basis, it might be time to switch things up.  Here are some tips …  Read more …