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Ergonomic Assessments

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Ergonomics is the science of designing the job, equipment, and workplace to fit the worker.  An ergonomic assessment identifies ergonomic risk factors and provides solutions based ergonomic standards, considerations with respect to their reported medical condition/symptoms and best practices in ergonomics, anthropocentrics, personal preferences and described job functions.

Peak Kinesiology assesses office workstations and provides written recommendations to optimize the workstation configuration and reduce and/or eliminate repetitive strain symptoms. Moreover, an ergonomic assessment can optimize a workstation to improve work efficiency and comfort for employees suffering from other types of injuries  or disabilities.  On the spot adjustments of existing equipment, if required, are done at the time of the assessment as well to optimize the workstation.

An office ergonomic assessment includes the following:

  • Ergonomics of workstation.
  • Environmental lighting and glare.
  • Employee posture.
  • Employee duties e.g. amount of sitting, keyboarding, mouse work, telephone calls etc.
  • Education for employee re sitting breaks, stretching, posture, etc.
  • Recommendations for configuration and equipment.
  • On the spot adjustment of existing equipment.
  • Recommendations for employee posture and work behavior.
  • Written report in easy to read format.
  • Follow up, installation, and set up of new equipment, if required.

Ask about our educational ergonomic seminars – Lunch and Learn – for your team.  Have your team learn the basics of ergonomics and give them the ability to apply ergonomic principles to their own workstations.  All over lunch.

Ergonomic assessments of non-office industrial work environments are also available.  Contact us for more information.

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