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Ergonomic Assessment Checklist

Improve workplace ergonomics and prevent work-related injuries using an ergonomic assessment form.

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What is an ergonomics checklist?

Using an ergonomic assessment form you can easily identify and prevent risk of ergonomic injury. Make sure your employees are sitting optimally to be as productive as possible. This way you will achieve the best possible results, stay compliant and your employees will be happy too.

This article deals with:

1. The Importance of an Ergonomics Checklist

2. 4 benefits of an ergonomics checklist

3. A digital solution for an ergonomics checklist

The importance of an ergonomic assessment form

An ergonomic assessment form is of particular importance. Your employees can suffer health consequences if the office is not equipped accordingly

Injuries include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Back pain
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Headaches
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Psychological diseases

What needs to be checked on ergonomic assessment form?

By taking just a few steps, you can make your workplace and that of your employees more ergonomic. Check the following elements in your office space

  1. Screen size and the screen setting
  2. Desk size
  3. Office chair
  4. Office space
  5. Lighting ratios

4 advantages of using an ergonomic assessment form

Besides the fact that incorrect ergonomicscan have severe consequences for employees, your business can suffer as well:

  1. Avoid secondary illnesses and the accumulation of absenteeism and thus less performance that still has to be paid for.

  2. Prevent low productivity due to headaches or neck pain. .

  3. Don't take the risk of losing employees. If ergonomics are poor, employees will be less satisfied with their jobs.

  4. Do your duty as employer. According to the Workplace Safety Act, employers are obliged to pay attention to ergonomics at the workplace to a certain extent.

The 6 most important rules for ergonomics at the workplace

  1. The workplace is large enough
  2. Sufficient lighting
  3. Optimal temperature and good humidity
  4. Height-adjustable desk and chair
  5. Low noise level
  6. On the part of the employees: a healthy posture

A digital solution for an ergonomics checklist

Using the digital application, you can easily carry out your ergonomics inspection via tablet or smartphone - online or offline. Thanks to the desktop software, you can create checklists and evaluate the data collected in the field. This significantly reduces the risk of workplace accidents and documentation errors.

Work absenteeism due to sick or injured employees is very costly. Protect your teammates and yourself by regularly checking compliance with all internal ergonomics standards via mobile app. By regularly checking and easily analysing the data in the Lumiform software, you avoid lost productivity and lost wages. Benefit from further advantages with the Lumiform mobile application:

  • The flexible checklist builder from Lumiform helps you to convert any individual paper list into a digital checklist without much effort.

  • In addition, we offer more than 9,000 ready-made templates to help companies get started digitally in no time.

  • Continuous increase in quality and safety: The flexible checklist toolbox allows you to continuously optimise internal audits and processes. Lumiform guides the auditor through the audit, so there is no need for training.

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