Do you have a colleague or employee suffering from mental or physical discomfort? Uncertain what to do? Need advice on how to assesse the staff member? Do you need advice on developing a home worker policy?
I have back pain and need an ergonomic chair but do not know who to contact about an assessment?
Firstly, you will need an independent person who is qualfied to carry out this type of assessment. A chartered ergonomist and human factors specialist who specialised in workplace ergonomics will be able to do this for you. This way you will get a professional who has been validated. Also look for other validation - we are validated by the Department of Work and Pensions to carry out specialist ergonomic seating assessments plus we have over 18 years of expertise.
What are DSE & Workstation Assessments for workers with special needs?
DSE (Display Screen Equipment) workstation assessments for workers with special needs is a specialist assessment where the assessor will assess how the disability is impacting upon the task and then match solutions to the need of the individual.
What is an Advanced DSE assessment? It carried out for DSE users with specific requirements and have been advised to have an Advanced assessment of their workstation, posture, and tasks to ensure that their condition is not made worse. Advanced DSE assesssments are carried out by a Chartered Ergonomist.
Is wellbeing and user safety important to you? If it is, you will want the best DSE assessments to be carried out for you?
Many companies dismiss DSE workstation assessments, only to spend a fortune on wellbeing. Yet the person sits down for long periods adopting a poor posture, and ill health occurs. Therefore, wellbeing is unlikely to be successful.