What is ergonomics?
An ergonomic assessment is a personalized and custom evaluation of an individuals workstation performed by our experiences ergonomic specialist Chapmann. Ergonomic assessments can be performed by kinesiologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists. An ergonomic assessment will allow a worker to optimize performance and reduce injury while increasing durability, comfort and productivity of the worker.
What does an ergonomic assessment look like?
An ergonomic assessment will also help identify factors in your workspace to accommodate your needs after an injury. Our kinesiologist will provide recommendations to modify your workspace in order to decrease risk of injury in the workspace, improve transition to work after injury and increase productivity and job satisfaction.
Benefits of ergonomics
Individuals who do repetitive tasks at work
Returning to work after an injury
Individuals who work at an office
Individuals who do labour intensive work
Employers looking to improve workplace safety
Ergonomics for employers
IMPROVE EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY
Good posture and reduced exertion will help employees be more productive
IMPROVE EMPLOYEE WORK QUALITY
Healthy employees are more productive employees
An ergonomic office setup will reduce the risk of overuse injuries and strains from poor form
IMPROVE EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND CULTURE
Investing in the health and safety of employee's can increase employee satisfaction
REDUCE OVERHEAD COSTS
Reduce the cost of workplace injuries and sick days related to workplace injuries.