Our highly experienced team provide consultancy services in the areas of:
Safe patient/people handling in the health and social care sectors presents many challenges for management and employees. OPS can assist organisations to develop and implement the relevant policies, risk assessment protocols and training programmes which will prevent the development of workplace musculoskeltal injuries.
OPS can assist organisations to implement an integrated programme for managing manual material handling in the workplace as recommended by the Health and Safety Authority in their guidance documents.
Employers are required to comply with the 2007 Display Screen Equipment Regulations. OPS can assist employers to implement programmes to comply with these regulations and improve the comfort of staff, preventing the development of musculoskeletal discomfort and improving efficiency .
Applying ergonomics principles to the design of workplaces and systems of work facilitates employees to work comfortably and efficiently. OPS can assist employers to implement ergonomic programmes in their workplaces to prevent musculoskeletal injuries (MSD’s) and enhance employee health and wellness.