Online Ergonomic Assessment Online Ergonomic Assessment
It is not uncommon for people to develop neck and shoulder pain after 2-3 days of working at a poorly set-up work space. Symptoms can progress rapidly and may result in headaches migraines and nerve pain.
The Employer has a legal responsibility to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees, even when they work at home. The same health and safety rules apply, not only to your employee, but to others affected by their working at home. If an employee sustains an injury at home the company is deemed responsible and exposed to a workers compensation claim.
Bodysmart’s “Ergosmart” Online Ergonomic Assessment has been designed by our Senior Ergonomic Physiotherapists to specifically assist employees working from home, those working at rural and remote environments.
The program will guide the user through a process to assess and their workstation and steps them though making adjustments to layout & equipment.
The ergonomic assessment takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete and covers the following key areas:
- Chair and Desk set-up Online Ergonomic Assessment
- Monitor / Notebook / Tablet position Online Ergonomic Assessment
- Keyboard, Mouse and Phone Position
- Other hazards in the home such as rugs, cords etc
- Stretch and Exercise Breaks and much more
Suggestions are practical to the home environment and make the most out of equipment that is readily available.
At the completion of the online ergonomic assessment the user will email photos of their adjusted set-up to our Online Ergonomic Assessment co-coordinator. One of Bodysmart’s experienced Physiotherapists or Occupational Therapists will look through the completed Ergonomic Assessment & provide further support and feedback through a telehealth consultation (e.g. Whats App, Skype or Phone).
To find out more or to purchase an online assessment please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .