Ergonomics in the Workplace

What exactly is Ergonomics?

Defined as the science of fitting a workplace to the user’s needs, ergonomics aims to increase efficiency and productivity and reduce discomfort. Ergonomics is the process of designing or arranging workplaces, products and systems so that they fit the people who use them. Most people have heard of ergonomics and think it is something to do with seating or with the design of car controls and instruments – and it is… but it is so much more.

Ergonomics Assessment – Our ergonomics assessments follow OSHA-compliant ergonomics analysis guidelines and are applicable in the industrial, healthcare, and office workplace. We identify potential hazards that can contribute to the development of musculoskeletal disorders and pinpoint opportunities for improvement.

Ergonomics Solutions – Our best practices approach develops cost-effective, high-impact solutions for increased productivity; risk reduction for the prevention of workplace injury; and improved employee morale. Best of all, It saves your company money because your employee is able to stay at work and there’s a reduction in workman’s comp claims.

– Goal Therapy Specialists is dedicated to the enhancement of human function in the workplace. Contact us today for your Individualized Ergonomics Assessment and our team will be more than happy to assist!

Contact us by phone at 972-638-9819, by fax at 214-237-6155 or by email at jason@goaltherapyspecialists.com

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