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Workstation Assessments

Are you an office worker? Do you suffer from aching arms, hands, sore back or neck? Maybe you need a workstation assessment.

Preventing common office injuries

Our team of experienced consultants will provide you with practical advice and assistance with setting up your workstation to prevent common workplace injuries. You can choose from a number of ergonomic workstation assessments depending on your workplace and the work that you do. Click here to book your workstation assessment (WSA) online.

Types of assessments

Type of assessment Suitable for Description

Basic

 

1 to 1 ½ hours*

new workers workers relocating returning workers An assessment of your current workstation set up to identify any potential risk of injury. Adjustments may be required to the position of your keyboard, monitor, desk and chair to ensure optimum comfort.

Injury Prevention

 

2 to 2 ½ hours*

workers experiencing mild discomfort workers with a previous injury This assessment will focus on the physical demands of your job and length of time it takes to complete these tasks. To minimise the risk of injury, the consultant will make recommendations for suitable equipment (if needed). Advice on safe work practices is included in this assessment.

Comprehensive

 

2 ½ to 3 ½ hours*

workers undergoing regular treatment of a diagnosed medical condition workers return to work post-surgery or injury workers who have a physical restriction A comprehensive assessment carried out by a qualified allied health professional with the knowledge and experience in ergonomics and physical anatomy. Consideration is given to your tasks and duties, current symptoms and relevant past medical history. Recommendations regarding suitable equipment and advice on safe work practices are part of this assessment.

Home Based

 

2 ½ to 3 ½  hours*

workers who regularly work from home If you regularly undertake office work from home, this assessment will consist of two things; a safety inspection of your designated work area and either an Injury Prevention or a Comprehensive depending on your needs.

What else do you need to know?

  • All the assessments are applicable for both sit/stand and conventional workstations.
  • Detailed reports for the above assessments are provided following completion. The report includes findings of the assessment, recommendations to reduce risk of injury and any suitable ergonomic equipment. For Basic WSAs a short report is provided.
  • *Times listed above are indicative only and include travel time to and from the assessment, time the consultant is with you and the report.

Book your workstation assessment (WSA) online