Backache as a result of an incorrect posture has long since become the number one health issue across the population, both in personal and professional environments. Particularly if heavy lifting and carrying forms part of typical professional activities, these movement patterns frequently cause muscular and skeletal ailments.
As part of our day-to-day activities we repeatedly notice that the issue of ergonomics when lifting items is not granted the attention it deserves. We want to increase the relevant awareness and for this reason, we have researched typical challenges on the basis of various specialist sources. The following ergonomics check features nine statements centring around typical behaviour when lifting items. You will be given a certain score depending on your response which ultimately results in an overall score. On this basis you can derive any potential need for action within your company.
Take only a few minutes and find out whether you should adapt your lifting and carrying technique at work.
Take part! It’s worth it!