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OFFICE ERGONOMICS ASSESSMENTS
The on-site assessment includes an interview with the employee, photographs of the workstation and review of the job tasks to identify ergonomic risk factors that may be contributing to employee discomfort and productivity loss. You will receive a comprehensive report outlining the ergonomic risk factors specific to the employee, with recommended administrative, behavioural, and engineering accommodations. The employee is provided with ergonomic education at the time of assessment along with Office Stretches and Office Ergonomics Guidelines posters to assist in improving their safe working behaviours.
OFFICE ERGONOMICS SCREENINGS
These 30-minute mini-assessments are a preventative screening for your employees that will identify ergonomic risk factors and provide you with a checklist of solutions to improve comfort and productivity. These screening assessments should not replace the individual ergonomic assessment for employees with medical conditions or who require workplace accommodations following injury or disability. Our "Office Ergonomics-Preventing MSI's at Work" Education Session is recommended as a prerequisite to these screenings.
ergoLAB - OFFICE ERGONOMICS AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
ergoLAB PRODUCT CATALOGUE(coming soon)
As a value-added follow up to any on-site office ergonomic assessment, we now have ergonomic furniture, accessories and assistive technology assessment and trial "ergoLAB" located at our new clinic. This innovative program can reduce employee time loss costs, unnecessary purchasing of ill-suited equipment and ultimately allows your employee or client to try this furniture or equipment before YOU buy! We can expedite the procurement process by connecting you with vendors who sell a wide selection of items and prevent chronic injury, disability while enabling a safe and speedy return to work/stay at work experience.
INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS JOB/TASK ANALYSIS
An in-depth examination of a job or task to identify physical, environmental and psychosocial risk factors that could contribute to musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. Considerations for frequency, duration, and force of work demands are examined. The risk factors and possible personal protective equipment, administrative processes, engineering improvements, and behavioural recommendations are outlined with priority coding. Employee Training such as Manual Material Handling, Mental Health at Work, or other task-specific safety training may be recommended.
A well-designed job will encourage a variety of 'good' body positions, have reasonable strength requirements, require a reasonable amount of mental activity, and help foster feelings of achievement and self-esteem. Job design can be used to accommodate the abilities and diversity of individuals, including those returning to work following injury or illness. Job design refers to administrative changes that can help improve working conditions. In comparison, workplace design concentrates on dealing with the workstation, the tools, and the body position that all influence the way a person does his or her work. Good workplace design reduces static positions, repetitive motions and awkward body positions. We work closely with architects, engineers and product vendors to help industrial workplaces to design jobs and workplaces with a human factor focus.