Physical Ergonomics and Risk Indicators within an Office Workplace
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Presenter: Heath Williams
Ergonomics is the process of designing or arranging workplaces, products and systems so that they fit the people who use them. Occupational health osteopaths know clinical interventions and rehabilitation techniques for musculoskeletal injuries applicable to various workplace settings.
The learning objectives of this webinar are:
Introduce OHS/WHS legislation and workplace risk management system
Discuss risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders
Explain the role and opportunities for private practice clinician within the OHS environment
Review and discuss standard modern-day workplace office ergonomic trends
Review an office-based workstation case study
Provide references and resources for further learning in this area of work
Heath is Corporate Work Health Australia’s Melbourne based director and consultant. Heath consults across a variety of industries, ranging from display screen ergonomics to manual handling training and risk assessment. Heath currently practices in his Melbourne CBD and Docklands Osteopathic Practices Principle Four Osteopathy. Heath has previously worked as an Osteopath, Lecturer and Musculoskeletal consultant in Sweden and the UK. Heath is a full member of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia.