Whether in the office or at the job site, an ergonomic assessment can improve the health and safety of employees. An ergonomic assessment helps to prevent:
An ergonomic assessment completed by an occupational therapist ensures that all aspects of the individual’s performance are considered as possible contributors to decreased function, including:
An ergonomics assessment can help you at home too! As telecommuting becomes more common it is important to ensure your home workstation is not going to contribute to injuries. Consider a home office workspace evaluation for safe computer use for you and the entire family - it may even be covered by workplace benefits!