Highlights of the Medwork approach to Workplace Examination
During one third of a day an employee is at his or her workplace performing the tasks he or she is hired for. A highly un-ergonomic or an ill-defined workplace is a cause for physical complaints and sooner or later will result in absenteeism. Beside absenteeism the complaints will have a negative impact on an employee’s morale.
In our approach the workplace of the employee is reviewed and assessed taking his or her function (work activities) into account. Our review and subsequent recommendations are based on the latest ergonomic standards and guidelines in relation to the physical posture and work behavior of the employee.
A Healthy and Ergonomic Workplace
A healthy and ergonomic workplace can be defined as:
The Workplace Examination
All Medwork workplace examinations are performed by a registrered Occupational Health Expert. A workplace examination includes:
An Improvement Report will include details on:
Ultimate goal of a Workplace Examination is to create a comfortable and safe workplace. It needs no explanation that creating such a workplace for your employees will lead to prevention of physical complaints and reduction of abseteeism.