Qualities of a Good Ergonomic Evaluation Checklist
A checklist helps to identify ergonomic risks and to predict severity. The following is a short compilation of some of the most important qualities that an evaluator should be looking for in an ergonomic checklist:
Standardize way of looking at/for risk factors
Doesn't wait for employees to come forward
Qualitatively characterizes levels of risk factors (severity)
Tailored to Risk factors and Worksite
Assess magnitude, repetition, and duration of every identified risk factor
Allows for the identification of jobs with multiple risk factors
Simple to Administer/Understand
Doesn't Require Special Tools
Generally Low Administration Time
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