What is an Ergonomic Assessment? Defined in Under 100 Words

Ergonomics

What is an Ergonomic Assessment? Defined in Under 100 Words

An ergonomic assessment is when an ergonomic expert examines a workplace or station for ergonomic risks or hazards and offers recommendations on how to correct these issues.

 Ergonomic assessments are most frequently done in response to a complaint of discomfort or workplace injury claim, but they can extremely valuable when done proactively.

 An assessment could be the casual examination of a workstation by any experienced ergonomics professional, but if the evaluation is being done in response to an insurance or injury claim, it is often recommended to have a certified ergonomist or occupational therapist conduct the assessment.

 For a more in-depth explanation of ergonomic assessments and other topics related to office ergonomics, check out our comprehensive Guide to Office Ergonomics

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