What Is an Ergonomic Assessment?
An Ergonomic assessment also called an ergonomic risk assessment, is an objective measure of the risk factors and study of how employee working environment may lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) or injuries among your workforces.
The goal of an ergonomic assessment help to identify the ergonomic risks factors such as repetitive tasks that can cause strains, improper work area setup, and improper use of tools, which can result in the development of work-related musculoskeletal disorders and quantify that you can make measurable improvements in the work environment.
A thorough ergonomic assessment is a foundation for creating a safer, healthier, less injury-prone workplace and improving overall workplace wellness. After conducting an ergonomic assessment, HR can take data-backed steps to reduce injury and increase comfort in their workplace. Some possible modifications for the office could include providing standing desks, adjustable chairs and workstations, footrests, ergonomic keyboards, and lumbar support.
For manufacturing and industrial companies can improve the ergonomics for their employees by providing anti-fatigue standing mats, adjustable workstations, occupational therapy, and training to improve neck and shoulder posture.
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