Musculoskeletal injuries are the leading issue in workers compensation claims, resulting in 90%* of claims from Australian workers.
Back or neck injury were the majority of these issues with 32% caused by incorrect handling of objects and 25% associated with misuse of equipment.
To avoid risk of injury, a workplace ergonomics assessment should be conducted.
Ensuring your business is ergonomically sound can be overwhelming or seem expensive. It is not necessary to spend your entire budget on standup desks for all your workers or outfit the workplace with new on-trend equipment. For a cost effective and preventative strategy, Work Options is here to help you navigate the best ergonomics solution for your business.