No matter what the job requirements might be, comfortable, happy workers are more likely to perform optimally and avoid sustaining work related injuries.

Small changes in the way workstations are set up, tasks are performed and breaks are utilised, can all make a huge difference to a worker’s long term health.

KINNECT’s Ergonomic Assessments and Training Programs are designed to educate workers in Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and throughout Australia, on correct ergonomic principles and to assess each worker’s environment to ensure they are correctly set up thereby minimising the risk of injury, facilitate health and well-being, and enhance productivity and performance.

 

Assessment Types  Online Options  Service Locations  Pricing

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Every workplace is unique, hence we offer a range of ergonomic assessment services

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Basic Assessment

A 30 minute thorough review of an employees work environment to ensure correct setup and maximal comfort. Development of a brief report summarising assessment findings, stretches / exercises and ergonomic equipment recommendations (if warranted).

KINNECT’s Basic Ergonomic Assessment includes:

  • Complaint / Symptom History
  • Review of Job Tasks
  • Review & Adjustments of Workstation Setup
  • Review & Adjustments of Seating
  • Recommendations for Movement and Self Management Strategies
  • Prescription of Stretches / Exercises
  • Basic Report Summarising Assessment Findings, Education Provided and Recommendations (including ergonomic equipment, if warranted)

Comprehensive Assessment

A 60 minute comprehensive ergonomic assessment designed to assess an injured worker’s environment to ensure they are correctly set up. This assessment minimises exacerbation of any current injuries, aches or pain, whilst providing education on proactive symptom management techniques and/or ergonomic equipment needs (if warranted). A detailed report summarising assessment findings, stretches / exercises and ergonomic equipment recommendations (if warranted) is provided following the assessment.

The Comprehensive Ergonomic Assessment includes:

  • Comprehensive Symptom & Treatment History
  • Review of Job Tasks
  • Review & Adjustments of Workstation Setup
  • Review & Adjustments of Seating
  • Complaint Specific Stretches / Exercises
  • Education on Symptom Management and Pro-Active Self Management Techniques
  • Comprehensive Report on Assessment Findings, Education Provided and Recommendations (including ergonomic equipment, if warranted)

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Group Ergonomic Assessments

Designed to provide a cost effective solution to assess the ergonomic needs of small to large groups of employees. Comprised of 15-20 minute individual ergonomic assessments, KINNECT’s group ergonomic assessments are perfect for workplaces wanting to proactively wanting to manage their potential ergonomic risk whilst ensuring employees are working comfortably. Workplaces can be provided with a comprehensive group report summarising assessment findings, ergonomic recommendations and equipment needs (if warranted). KINNECT offer group ergonomic seminars prior to the assessment to reinforce ergonomic learnings.

Group Ergonomic Assessments include:

  • Review & Adjustments of Workstation Setup
  • Review & Adjustments of Seating
  • Recommendations for Movement and Self Management Strategies
  • Prescription of Stretches / Exercises
  • Individual Report Summarising Assessment Findings, Education Provided and Recommendations (including ergonomic equipment, if warranted)

Online Office Ergonomic Courses

Through our partnership with KINNECT Training, KINNECT can also offer employers a number of ergonomic training courses that can be delivered online. These courses are an excellent solution for employees that may be working remotely or from home.

Office Ergonomics Course

An online short course in best practice ergonomics for those working in an office based environment. Participants will learn how to correctly setup their workstation, maximise comfort and recognise symptoms and/or risk factors associated with ergonomic related musculoskeletal disorders.

Price: $49pp

 

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Standing Workstation Course

An online tutorial to help you get the most out of your standing workstation whilst minimising the risk of discomfort.

Price: $19pp

 

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Online Office Ergonomics Course

Understand the benefits and limitations of sitting and standing while doing computer work. Learn to adjust your office workstation to reduce fatigue, pain and discomfort and achieve postures that improve health and well-being.

Service Locations

KINNECT have consultants and offices nationally and are able to provide workplace ergonomic assessments in the following locations:

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Queensland

Brisbane
Gold Coast
Sunshine Coast
Cairns
Townsville
Mackay
Rockhampton
Emerald
Gladstone
Bundaberg

New South Wales

Sydney
Mascot
Macquarie Park

Victoria

Melbourne
Geelong
Ballarat

South Australia

Adelaide

Western Australia

Perth
Mandurah
Rockingham
Joondalup

Benefits

The benefits of providing your employees with office ergonomics includes:

  • Workplace safety culture – your human capital investment in ergonomics proves that your company is committed to employee health and safety. Employees are a company’s most valuable asset. Placing their health and safety at the forefront creates a stronger workplace safety culture.
  • Reduced compensation costs – one-third of compensation is paid out to cases of musculoskeletal conditions caused by poor ergonomics.
  • Employee engagement – providing your employees with ergonomic options demonstrates genuine care factor. Furthermore, it has been shown to lessen absenteeism, reduce staff turnover, increase employee engagement and boost overall morale.
  • Productivity growth – office ergonomics equals more efficiency due to less exertion and pain minimisation. The gained efficiency means more productivity from your employees. Increased productivity is a measure of greater economic performance and economic growth.
  • Quality of work – poor ergonomics can cause employee irritability which makes it easy to forget important work details.

Queensland Government Departments
Standing Offer Arrangement

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KINNECT has a Standing Offer Arrangement (SOA) with all Queensland Government Departments for the provision of Early Intervention Programs – Prevention and Management of Workplace Injuries and Illness.

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FAQ

How long does an assessment take?

Basic Ergonomic Assessment: 30 minutes

Comprehensive Ergonomic Assessment: 60 minutes

Group Ergonomic Assessment: 15-20 minutes per person

Who completes the assessments?

Assessments are completed by tertiary qualified Allied Health Professionals  (Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Accredited Exercise Physiologists) experienced in the delivery of ergonomic solutions.

Do KINNECT offer sit to stand workstation assessments?

KINNECT’s Basic, Comprehensive and Group ergonomic assessments can all assess sit to stand workstations for those individuals who use one.

Do KINNECT have ergonomic resources?

KINNECT have a variety of ergonomic awareness material, some of which is provided during an assessment, with others available for purchase if seen of benefit.

Do KINNECT offer vehicle ergonomic assessments?

KINNECT offers ergonomic assessments for those workers who spend the majority of their working day in a vehicle. Please see additional information on this service via this link.

Vehicle Ergonomic Assessments

Ergonomic Equipment

KINNECT has a partnership with No More Pain Ergonomics to provide holistic ergonomic solutions for our clients. No More Pain Ergonomics is one of the leading providers of ergonomic equipment for workplaces in Australia. Their equipment has helped solve the aches and pains of thousands of people.

This partnership provides KINNECT clients with access to a range of ergonomic equipment. This equipment is available with fast dispatch and a 30-day money back guarantee. No More Pain Ergonomics will work with you to ensure that any equipment supplied is the best fit for your employees.

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No More Pain Ergonomics

  • Ergonomic Mice & Keyboards
  • Ergonomic Office Chairs
  • Standing Desks
  • Footrests & Monitor Risers

Pricing

Basic Ergonomic Assessment

$250.00

Proactive assessment of a workers environment to ensure they are correctly set up thereby maximising their comfort within the workplace or at home.

Comprehensive Ergonomic Assessment

$395.00

Designed to assess an injured workers environment to ensure they are correctly set up thereby minimising the risk of exacerbation of any current injuries.

Group Ergonomic Assessment

$52.50

Designed to provide your workforce with education on basic ergonomic principles and self management strategies.

Group Ergonomic Presentation

$275.00

Presentation providing overview of ergonomic principles, correct setup and proactive self management strategies to ensure employee comfort.
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