Poms & Associates, a full-service, independent insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced the availability of a free educational webinar about remote ergonomics and how employers and supervisors can manage and support employees who are working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Part of Poms & Associates’ series of webinars about insurance and risk management topics related to COVID-19, the 25-minute webinar is presented by Poms & Associates’ Karen Mestas-Harris, senior manager of risk services who is also a certified occupational therapist specializing in ergonomic assessments.
In the webinar, titled “Remote Ergonomics: Managing and Supporting Employees Who Work Remotely,” Mestas-Harris highlights tips for managing employees remotely and outlines the most common risk factors and best practices for ergonomics while working from home. She also discusses how to conduct virtual ergonomic assessments and offers creative ways for creating a comfortable home workstation.
“Poms & Associates was built on the premise that knowledge is the best insurance,” said David Poms, founder and president of Poms & Associates. “With the widespread shift to remote work environments due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are all adapting our business and our approach to managing our employees. This webinar provides a wealth of knowledge about how to help your employees stay healthy and happy as we adjust to the new normal of remote work.”
Poms & Associates is a leading full-service, independent insurance brokerage and risk management firm with a proven track record of providing innovative and customized solutions to businesses in high-risk industries. Founded in 1991, the company was built on the premise that knowledge is the best insurance – that is, the best way to help businesses and organizations is to serve not only as an insurance broker but also as an educator about best practices in how to reduce risk and prevent loss before an incident occurs. Poms & Associates today offers a wide range of products and services, including property and casualty insurance for commercial organizations and public entities, risk control, human resources and employee benefits and private services for high net-worth individuals. Among the top 50 independent brokerage firms in the U.S., Poms & Associates is headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calf. It maintains branch offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Calif., the San Francisco Bay Area, Albuquerque, N.M. and Dayton, Ohio.