We undertake work station and Ergonomic Assessments, Job Demand Analysis and Return to work plans. We can offer physiotherapy for companies at their work site or at the clinic. It is widely accepted that for someone with a musculoskeletal problem, early Physiotherapy intervention aids in an early return to work . Please contact to us to see how we can help .
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstation Risk Assessments are required to meet the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992/2002. A basic tick list is sometimes provided for employees to complete themselves, however, there are inherent problems with this. Often employees will simply tick all boxes as they rush through the form in their lunch break and continue to experience pain in the back, neck or wrists. Sometimes unguided action is made by employers which can make symptoms worse.
It is useful for :Any employee whether they are experiencing symptoms or not as identification of poor set-up and posture at an early stage can prevent the onset of problems.
The assessment will help the employer decide:
The written report will provide a recommendations and indicate if greater intervention is needed e.g. provision of a new chair , mouse etc. It is up to the employer to then decide what adjustment is deemed reasonable.
The focus of this assessment is on the working environment to ensure that it is adequately arranged to fit the majority of users and reduce the risk of staff developing musculoskeletal disorders. This assessment allows implementation of reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 and will provide solutions to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury amongst the workforce thereby reducing the incidence of work-related injury absence. This assessment is suitable for: