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Occupation Health Solutions follows a proven pathway to evaluate and
address musculoskeletal concerns in an individual workplace. Here are our
As the program matures, it should become proactive.
Proactive Versus Reactive Approaches
The steps have offered a plan for identifying problems – specifically, Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) and job risk factors linked to them – and selecting and implementing measures for controlling them. In contrast, proactive approaches are geared to preventing these kinds of problems from developing in the first place.
Proactive ergonomics emphasize efforts at the design stage of work processes to recognize needs for avoiding risk factors that can lead to musculoskeletal problems. In effect, to design an operation that ensures proper selection and use of tools, job methods, workstation layouts and materials that impose no undue stress and strain on the worker.
Evaluating the Ergonomic Program
While bottom-line results are the most telling in terms of defining a successful program, interim measures allow the total development to be monitored. Excellent methods to assist progress would include:
Learn more about our team approach - employer and employee responsibilities for preventing WMSDs.