Thank you for considering Essential WorkWellness among your service providers. Iím delighted for the opportunity to assist you with your ergonomic and work safety needs. My goal is to provide timely and valuable services that allow you to free yourself of the pesky burdens of your job. How can I make your work easier? Many clients find value in having a Ďgo toí person on board for ergonomic evaluations; others are looking for help with those large unwieldy projects that they just canít seem to find the time to get to, such as risk identification and process improvement in departments with high rates of injury.
As a Certified Ergonomic Compliance Director, my expertise lies not only in recognizing risks for work-related injury, but also in fostering employee engagement in self-directed modifications for working safely. In this time of conservative economics, retaining highly skilled staff and streamlining processes have become valuable assets in management.
Managing work safety is a challenging task. Essential WorkWellness offers industry-specific expertise and the flexibility to assist in prevention or post injury development of work safety programs for your organization. Solutions are practical and achievable, providing sustainable value to your facility. Here is just a sampling of our services.
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Our staff of Certified Ergonomic Workplace Evaluators provides ergonomic consulting services with the following objectives in mind:
- Identify potential ergonomic risk factors
- Improve workstation design and layout
- Instruct employee on workstation equipment features, and review proper posture
- Review work practices or workstation interface techniques
- Recommend correct ergonomic equipment, as needed, to encourage a neutral body position
Essential WorkWellness offers different levels of ergonomic workplace evaluation programs, based on your needs, time and budget. Implementing work safety programs as a means of reducing injury rates can be a significant cost savings. Early intervention is vital in avoiding long-term, debilitating injury. Keeping highly skilled staff is ultimately a cost saving measure, improving staff turnover rates, productivity and bottom line finances.
As an approved LNI provider in Washington State, Essential WorkWellness offers experience in job modifications and pre-job modifications. Interventions relating to work schedule, adaptive equipment and modified duties are effective in helping the injured employee perform the essential functions of their job. Contact us for job modification assistance. Need office computer workstation ergonomic evaluations? See our Office page.
Let Essential WorkWellness assist you with return-to-work and ADA accommodations. Not all persons with the same medical condition have the same abilities or disabilities. Ergonomic evaluations help to identify equipment to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs as part of their ADA accommodation. Employers are beginning to recognize the positive relationship between ADA and ergonomics.
- Identify effective changes for individual medical conditions
- Improve workstation design, layout and accessibility
- Assist employers with complying with ADA requirements
Contact us for information on ADA Ergo Evaluations for office or clinical work areas.
Be confident of the ergonomic benefit of your capital equipment purchases by having Essential WorkWellness provide vendor-neutral feedback prior to purchasing. Many manufacturers quote ergonomic benefit, but itís hard to know what really works and what is best for your particular needs. Wise investment decisions come from informed choices. Whether its office workstation equipment, such as keyboard trays, monitors and chairs or healthcare ancillary equipment such as exam tables, patient transfer devices or workstations on wheels, Essential WorkWellness can save you money by assuring the equipment purchased is best suited to the needs of the worker. Contact us for more information.
Catalyst In-Service Training provides detailed instruction tailored to address the needs of your facilityís work environment. This personalized training assesses work wellness needs based on input from you and your staff and establishes active participation with employees to become engaged in the work wellness and safety process. Program framework is developed by investigating questions such as:
- What is the situation that is of greatest concern?
- How does it affect your department?
- What would be most useful in addressing these concerns?
A catalyst is something that accelerates a process or changes the course of a route of delivery. Let Essential WorkWellness Catalyst Program change staff ideology and facilitate safer, more streamline work processes. Hereís a sample list of Program Topics. Contact us for assistance with Catalyst In-service Training. Safety committee mentoring also available.