Saint Gobian Containers (SG)
BodyLogic has been pleased to work with Saint Gobian (formerly
Ball Foster Glass) for over a decade. Jim Bowles, Corporate Safety
Director enlisted BodyLogic's help in implementing BackLogic as
a way to educate his employees in their 17 plants throughout the
United States. SG injury rates dropped in the first year, showing
a 50% reduction in indirect costs and a 33% reduction in actual
SG's proactive approach to ergonomics' was initiated prior to rumors
of the proposed Federal Standards. The company has retained BodyLogic every year and worked with all modules of our Expert Consultant
services. In the last three years the focus has been on our customized
ErgoLogic program and we have:
established ErgoLogic Teams in every plant
implemented ErgoLogic management training (including Engineers)
continued employee training with ErgoLogic
worked on the floor "coaching" employees
created specialized programs for specific jobs such as furnace
worked in the head office with administration 1 on 1
"The class was very informative.
I enjoyed it and it taught me a lot.
This is something that should be taught on a regular basis."
Congratulations SG and its' employees on their continued efforts
in creating a comprehensive, successful Injury Prevention Program.
"The stretches were very helpful.
They felt good. You're right, using
the stretches on a regular basis will help. I really enjoyed