Usual signs of ergonomic stress are body aches, tingling or numbness of the hands or fingers, lack of coordination, and pain when making certain moves. This Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ergonomic evaluation checklist assesses employees’ operating routine. Use Lumiform to find risk factors that influence the performance of each worker and provide an overall evaluation of the risk level. Also, solutions were confirmed to stop aggravation of symptoms when found.
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Was any of your employees previously diagnosed with any of the following CTD's: Tendonitis, Tenosynovitis, Carpal tunnel, De Quervain's disease, Trigger Finger, White finger, Hand Arm Segmental Vibration Syndrome, Muscle strains, or Back ailments?
Did any worker state any complaint regarding ergonomic matters?
Do employees perform high repetition tasks? (100 repetitions/hour to 2000 per/day)
Do the worker's routine tasks demand doing heavy lifting repeatedly or occasional heavy lifting?
Are workers using awkwardly created tools, which make the worker perform the device in a not-neutral position for an extended period?
Do workers do tasks with an awkward head or neck position for long time? (more than 1 hour)
Do employees do tasks that need awkward back angles to be held for an extended periods?
Do workers do tasks with an awkward elbow angle for a too long time or with excessive force use?
Do workers do tasks with an awkward wrist flexion angle for too long (more than 1 hour) or with excessive force use?
Do workers do tasks with an awkward back/hip flexion angle for too long (more than 1 hour) or with excessive force use?
Do workers perform tasks with an excessive reaching distance for too long (more than 1 hour) or with excessive force use?
Do workers do tasks with an odd workstation height (standing or sitting) for more than one hour or with excessive force use?
Are high impact tools used frequently?
Are producing tools with high vibration used frequently?
Do workers do tasks at an excessive height (high or low) for more than one hour or with extreme force use?
Are there any other concerns either from your own observations or worker complaints?
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Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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