Custom Safety Services, LLC

Corporate Wellness

There is a growing interest in, and use of, stretching and flexibility exercise programs to reduce the risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Custom Safety Services offers the following:

Stretching Programs - Customized to the employee needs based on job function. Benefits of stretching include: reduced muscle tension, increased range of motion and improved joint health and performance.

Yoga - Yoga is an ancient system designed to promote health, harmony and self-awareness. Benefits of yoga include: increased flexibility, tone and core strength; improved circulation and breathing; improved posture and balance along with decreased stress. 

Pilates- The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises developed over ninety years ago by Joseph Pilates. Benefits of Pilates include: increases core strength and integrates the body as a whole, promotes strength and balanced muscle development, increases flexibility and increased range of motion for joints.

There are many studies revealing the positive impact industry-specific workplace stretching programs have on their effects at reducing work-related MSDs.

Professional Safety Magazine

Wellness Program at United Parcel Service (UPS) results in a decrease in absenteeism, an increase in productivity and morale and a 60% reduction in on-the-job injuries since the program was first implemented in 1995. The company found that the most common injuries were back, shoulder and knee injuries.

Utility Contractor Magazine

Skanska USA Building Inc. Stretch & Flex Program - The goal of Skanska's Stretch & Flex program is to provide a viable method of addressing and reducing the risk and severity of back and musculoskeletal injuries that occur while doing physical work.

The adoption of the "stretch & flex" program increased awareness and vigilance about coworkers' safety and improved communications, which has helped reduce injuries at Skanska significantly-perhaps as much as 50% during the last eight years.