Occupational Health Assessment Services - our most popular:
Display Screen Equipment (DSE) risk assessment in the office environment to fulfil Health and Safety Executive regulations, whilst addressing individual requirements, improve comfort, productivity and educate on posture to prevent injury and aches/pains.
An in-depth ergonomic assessment and analysis of the workstation or work task area, addressing individual needs where a medical condition or pain/fatigue is ongoing & expectant mothers. Assessments also of driving posture, non computer tasks.
A Mental Health Assessment in order to assess the worker’s ability to perform their work role and suggest reasonable adjustments which can help.
A Functional Capacity Assessment is a comprehensive physical evaluation of an worker’s capabilities in relation to the physical demands of a job, to be sure they are suitable for the role or if reasonable adjustments will help.
A Cognitive Assessment of the individual’s mental processes, including attention, memory, language, problem solving and making decisions during work and other tasks.
A Visual or Hearing Assessment is performed in the workplace to find solutions to suit the individual’s requirements and to implement reasonable adjustments.
Occupational Health Occupational Therapists
Occupational Health Assessments in the workplace are vital to assist in looking after employees health needs and to comply with current legislation. They are tailored to the individual requirements and employment circumstances.
Healthywork Ltd, set up by Alison Biggs offers the services of State Registered Occupational Therapists (SROT) and other health professionals, specialising in Occupational Health and Work Rehabilitation in relation to medical conditions or work related ill health issues.
‘We are Health Professionals skilled to assess and rehabilitate the worker and to also assess the work tasks’
Services include DSE Assessments which are required for all staff who use a computer, including laptops to prevent ill health and to educate individuals in the correct way to set up their office chair and other equipment. Ergonomic Assessments or Workstation Assessments are more in depth than a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk assessment, for when there is a health issue identified. A Functional Capacity Evaluation can assess employees working in more active job roles where their physical abilities and safety to perfrom the role needs to be established. Cognitive Assessment can assess cognitive and mental process ability in relation to demands of the job role.
Health issues and work tasks are analysed in order for them to be performed in a more healthy and ergonomically efficient manner.
Individuals can return to the workplace or remain in the workplace, work with greater ease and independence, maximising productivity with risk of injury minimised.
Sick pay and recruitment costs can be minimised resulting in better sickness absence management and proactive Human Resources management.
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Our visit from Alison was an eye-opener. We thought that we knew what we were doing but every single team member learned something new. We learned how to use our equipment properly, we learned how to sit properly and we have all made adjustments to how we work since her visit. Everyone in the team has given feedback since that they are more comfortable in their daily work, and one person who has been in pain for months has changed her position and is now pain-free. Alison is friendly, easy to work with and great value for money. As manager, I thought that I would have to invest in a lot of new equipment but the reality is simply that we weren’t using what we had properly. I would definitely use Alison again and will write a workstation assessment into our on-boarding process for any new employees joining our team.
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