$125 – $175

Ergonomic Risk Assessment for Health Professionals

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503 Nicholson Street

Carlton North, Vic 3054

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Heath is a Melbourne based osteopath who works in both private clinical practice (Principle Four Osteopathy), consults in occupational health (Corporate Work Health Australia) and teaches Exercise Rehabilitation within the Osteopathic Department at Victoria University as well as delivering post graduate courses in exercise rehab and occupational health to allied health professionals. He currently sits on Osteopathy Australia Occupational Health and Safety Clinical Interest Group Committee.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the role of the myotherapist and managing workers with work related musculoskeletal complaints
  • Review common MSDs and workplace ergonomics (office, home office, travel based ergonomics and vehicle based ergonomics)
  • Taking a look at the current workplace landscape with regards to ergonomics
  • Step by step office workstation set up
  • Exercise rehab strategies for common work related MSDs – case based approach

Schedule

  1. OHS/WHS legislation & relevance to private practitioners
  2. Risk factors for MSDs in workplace
  3. Reviewing office ergonomic set up - best practice for set up i.e. office, home office, travel based ergonomics
  4. Practical application
  5. Modern workplace review - Hot Desk, Flexi desk, Sit Stand desk solutions - pros and cons
  6. Case examples i.e. lower back pain, neck pain, upper limb disorder and control measure interventions
  7. Postural taping strategies – Practical Application
  8. Practical stretching and strengthening exercises for he office worker

This workshop provides 4 PDP's for MA members

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503 Nicholson Street

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