ERGONOMIC ASSESSMENTS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS
Injuries to muscles, nerves and tendons may not seem that serious, but they have a nasty way of dragging on and preventing your employees from performing even the most routine tasks without pain.
Whether you need an office ergonomic assessment or an industrial one in settings such as manufacturing, transportation or shipping, the goal of our evaluations is to increase comfort and productivity by identifying potential hazards and preventing the risk of musculoskeletal injuries.
2.3 MILLION CANADIAN ADULTS ANNUALLY EXPERIENCE A REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY SERIOUS ENOUGH TO LIMIT THEIR NORMAL ACTIVITIES, AND THE MAJORITY OF THESE INJURIES ARE CAUSED BY WORK-RELATED ACTIVITY.
SMALL INVESTMENT, BIG PAYOFF
Ergonomic assessments are one of those areas where a little investment goes a long way. Your employees will suffer from fewer work-related injuries, be absent less often and have better morale. For you, that means increased productivity and reduced healthcare costs and insurance premiums. All ergonomic assessment and Physical Demand Analysis services in Ottawa are performed by certified specialists.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS
A Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) is a systematic way of outlining all of the physical and environmental demands and tasks of a job.
WHY DO YOU NEED A PDA?
A PDA is an important tool for matching the person to the job and providing case management for injured workers by facilitating treatment and a timely return to work.
“”Prevention is the key to avoiding these injuries, which typically begin as aches and pains that people don’t connect to their jobs.
-SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health & Safety Research
MINIMIZE YOUR RISK
It takes an expert eye to identify potential hazards in your workplace, many of which may seem innocuous. Medisys has a long and successful track record of customized ergonomics assessments for a range of industries, helping you limit the risk of reduced productivity and increased insurance costs. You are less likely to see critical services interrupted or have to scramble to replace employees.