Ergonomics & Work Place Assessments
Ergonomics is the science designed to minimise the demands of the work environment on the individual & thus improve performance & efficiency safely. The emphasis is on the worker’s welfare allowing for their individual capabilities and limitations in the workplace.
The goal of ergonomics is injury prevention by ensuring that work tasks, equipment used, information and environment suit the worker. Current legislation places an onus on the employer to provide a safe system & environment. All our workplace assessments are HSA compliant.
A typical desk based employee spends nearly 6 hours sitting at their desk. Prolonged periods of sitting particularly in poor postures can cause: