Office ergonomics can help you be more comfortable at work, lower stress, and reduce the chance of injuries caused by awkward positions and repetitive tasks. Sometimes its not about the desk or chair. It might just be the lighting, relative humidity or job design that could be the real problem. OHSA people aren’t just WHS Experts – we are Certified Professional Ergonomists!
Certified Professional Ergonomists have been certified by the HFESA and have demonstrated that they have the skills and experience to provide high quality and consistent advice and support in the area of Ergonomics and Human Factors. The HFESA CPE programme is endorsed by the International Ergonomics Association. A CPE usually is an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Psychologist with Post Graduate Qualifications in Ergonomics or a relevant discipline. For admission to Certified Professional Ergonomist, they must have:
Office works tends to involve prolonged periods of sitting, which can pose significant risks to workers’ health, for example:
Frequent short breaks from sitting are recommended. See Comcare’s Sedentary Work webpage for more guidance. For further guidance on office safety issues the following Standards, Guides and Handbooks are great resources. If you are still not sure how to solve your problem feel free to contact us to see if we can offer you our assistance.
OHSA consultants are recognised as some of the most respected and qualified people in the profession with an enviable portfolio working with over 500 companies around the world. OHSA consultants can provide assistance with: