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NorthCoast Rehab provide an ergnonomic evaluation of a workplace and its furnishings, tools, and tasks in relation to the physical abilities of the worker.

Providing ergonomic training to individual needs can maximize efficiency, comfort and decrease the physical stresses that positioning or work can create and provide the knowledge that individuals can carry to future work environments. 

It will also help reduce injuries and related expenses while improving the well-being, productivity, and morale of an employee. A job analysis may be provided, to match the capabilities of the worker to the job's physical requirements.

Ergonomic assessments, also referred to as workstation assessments, ensure that a worker's workstation is ergonomically designed to minimise the risk of injury and maximise productivity.

Ergonomic assessments are also conducted when:

  • to support the return to work of an injured worker by ensuring that their workstation is designed to minimise any discomfort as they recover from their injury and prevent any aggravation of the injury
  • for workers who work from home, to ensure their home work environment is safe and ergonomically designed.
 

Our Services

Pre-employment Screenings
pre-employment assessments  

Screenings are invaluable for success in employee selection.

Return to Work Programs
return to work programs  

Returning injured workers to work safely following a workplace injury or illness.

Medico-Legal Assessments
 

Legal injury analysis and expert occupational opinion.

Workplace Injury Management & Prevention
workplace injury and management  

Prevention of injuries & management of safe return to work programs of injured workers.

Driving Assessments
driving assessments  

Assessment of injured persons to determine capability of driving a vehicle.

Vocational Assessments
vocational assessment  

Analysing an injured worker's current skills, experience and providing advice on potential job options.

Ergonomic Assessments
ergonomic assessment  

Injury prevention assessment in the workplace, setup and training.

Home Assessments
home assessments  

Identifying and removing barriers in the workplace and home for people with disability.

Functional Capacity Evaluations
functional capacity evaluations  

Assessing objective information relevant to the determination of feasibility for employment.