The audit is designed to provide an objective assessment of the ergonomic status of the entire work area compared to reputable guidelines and standards. The purpose of the audit is to control employee exposure to ergonomics-related risk factors while allowing for the recognition and prioritization of any identified hazards. Where applicable, a client implements measures to address gaps and reduce the identified hazards to the extent that it is feasible. The deliverable consists of a concise report outlining findings and prioritized recommendations.
Sample Related Projects:
Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
- Carried out an ergonomic audit to assess the furniture, equipment and layout of office and computer workstations. Provided an objective assessment of the ergonomic status of the entire office work area as compared to ergonomic guidelines and prepared a report outlining recommendations to control employee exposure to ergonomics-related risk factors.
- Conducted ergonomic assessments by job function and provided short, medium and long-term recommendations to improve workstation layout and design and reduce MSD risk.
The Sutton Place Hotel
- Conducted an ergonomic audit to identify jobs that may be high risk for MSDs by incorporating a review of site-specific injury data and examining past/present MSD hazard control or prevention initiatives. Allowed for the recognition and prioritization of ergonomics-related problem areas as well as ensuring that high risk areas had not been overlooked during control or prevention initiatives.