Ergonomics Risk Assessments for Manual Handling

Enhancing Safety and Efficiency Across Industries with Expert Ergonomics Assessments

Safety, Compliance & Performance

At Alba Ergonomics, we pride ourselves on offering specialised ergonomics risk assessment services that cater to a wide range of industries.

Our certified ergonomists are experts in assessing manual handling, biofeedback, push/pull forces, and energy expenditure in various work environments. Our goal is to help businesses create a safer, healthier, and more efficient workplace for their employees by identifying and addressing potential ergonomic hazards.

Why Ergonomics Risk Assessments are Important in Various Industries

Ergonomic risk assessments are crucial for businesses across industries as they help prevent workplace injuries, improve productivity, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. By focusing on manual handling, biofeedback, push/pull forces, and energy expenditure, businesses can:

Reduce the risk of injuries: Proper ergonomics can prevent musculoskeletal disorders and other injuries related to manual handling, repetitive motions, and force exertion.
Enhance productivity: By optimizing work processes and workstation design, businesses can minimize worker fatigue, reduce errors, and increase overall efficiency.
Comply with regulations: Conducting ergonomic risk assessments helps businesses meet industry-specific safety standards and avoid potential fines and legal issues.
Improve employee satisfaction: A safe and comfortable work environment contributes to higher employee satisfaction, which can lead to improved retention and reduced turnover costs.
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Who Typically Uses Ergonomics Risk Assessment Services

Organisations across various industries, such as manufacturing, healthcare, retail, logistics, and office settings, can benefit from our ergonomic risk assessment services. These assessments are particularly useful for businesses where manual handling, force exertion, and energy expenditure are prevalent, including:
Warehouses and distribution centers
Manufacturing facilities
Hospitals and healthcare facilities
Construction sites
Retail stores

What's Involved in Conducting Ergonomic Risk Assessments

Our ergonomists follow a systematic approach to conducting ergonomic risk assessments for manual handling, biofeedback, push/pull forces, and energy expenditure:

Site visit and data collection: Our team will visit your facility to observe and document work processes, equipment, and workstations, as well as gather information on injury and accident reports.
Hazard identification: We will identify potential ergonomic hazards, such as awkward postures, excessive force, repetitive motions, vibration, and poor workstation design.
Risk evaluation: By analyzing the collected data, we will assess the severity and likelihood of identified hazards, prioritizing them based on their potential impact on worker safety and productivity.
Recommendations and solutions: We will provide a detailed report outlining our findings and recommending practical, cost-effective ergonomic solutions to address the identified hazards.
Implementation and follow-up: Our team will assist in implementing the recommended solutions and provide ongoing support to ensure their effectiveness and monitor progress.

Onsite Ergonomics Risk Assessments Australia-wide

At Alba Ergonomics, our mission is to help businesses across all industries create safer, healthier, and more efficient workplaces through expert ergonomics risk assessments. Contact us today to learn more about how our specialised services can benefit your organisation.
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