Ergonomics and Injury Prevention

Ergonomics and Injury Prevention

Fit For Work provides a proactive and origin approach to injury prevention services. We focus on all aspects of injury prevention and ergonomics from engineering and administrative controls to employee education for long term prevention.

This focus provide value for money for customers, by improving systems and processes, employee wellbeing, and productivity and reducing injury rates and pain and discomfort.

Fit For Work’s integrated interdisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Health Nurses can provide the following initiatives:

Assessments

  • Workstation assessments – from brief to assessment for pain and discomfort
  • Work role analysis
  • Physiotherapy pain and discomfort clinics
  • Remote workstation assessments

Consultancy

  • Workplace risks consultation
  • Injury prevention policy and procedure development

Training

  • Office wellness education
  • Train-the-Trainer- Independent Evaluator for workstation setup
  • Workstation Assessment Champion workshop
  • Injury prevention and safe material handling training

Fit For Work takes a practical approach to training so that interventions are tailored to each workplace’s needs. Training material is provided to the workers providing baseline knowledge and a focus is also placed on ensuring on-the-job application.