When developing any DSE related process, electronic or face to face processes need to try and promote a certain amount of self help from staff. Most DSE related problems can be rectified by the users themselves, simple steps such as chair adjustments, housekeeping and tidying their desk areas and the proper use of equipment that has already been supplied can dramatically reduce DSE related injuries and reduce the ammount of Management time spent chasing staff and making the adjustments for them.
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Repetitive strain injury (RSI), also called work-related upper limb disorder (WRULD), is a general term used to describe the pain caused to muscles, nerves and tendons by repetitive movement and overuse. The condition mostly affects parts of the upper body, such as the forearm, elbow, wrist, hands, neck and shoulders.
During the process of providing effective health and safety management for businesses, there is always a balancing act where the health and safety measure is cost affective, but the amount of Management time spent administering the policy or initiative, results in it not being reasonable to implemement.
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With the Difficult financial conditions that we are all experiencing, budgets are being cut and services restricted. In such environments it is common to cut back on services that benifit staff safety, Initiatives are paused or postponed and finance is redirected to other areas of the business.
Internet based DSE Training and Assessment has several advantages over the more traditional methods. This article sets out what we believe are the advantages of online systems when compared to other software based DSE systems or face to face delivery. (more…)
With most commentators indicating that the cabinet are finalising colossal spending cuts across government, the axe is likely to fall heavily on much of the public sector. With the private sector having already undergone much belt tightening over the last couple of years, management from both sectors are clearly looking to identify savings.