DSE Assessments

Set your staff straight

DSE workstation assessments are used to minimise the effect of sitting at a workstation for too long during the working day. Work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) prevention can help to increase profits by addressing the risk factors that contribute to pain in the office. Staff can spend up to 40 hours a week sat in the same position which can impair circulation and tighten postural muscles, causing stiffness and pain including back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica and many more conditions. Optimal posture is crucial to ensuring your employees are healthy, happy and therefore productive.

By providing DSE assessments to your staff, you can help to prevent the above conditions, decreasing office absenteeism and with pain no longer providing a distraction, increase productivity levels.

Save money

Prevention also reinforces perceived self-value within a team, boosting office morale and increasing employee loyalty. In turn this can reduce staff turnover and therefore retraining costs.

We are able to generate DSE assessment reports on each staff member for health insurance or HR purposes. In order to empower staff to be able to charge of their postural health we provide a presentation preceding each day of workstation assessments. For each group of 10 or more workstation assessments we offer this presentation for free! This presentation is mandatory for all staff undergoing a workstation assessment.

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  • In 2012/13 work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) contributed to a total cost to the UK economy of £14.2 billion from workplace illness.
  • For a company of 250 people approximately £250,000 is lost annually from work-related illnesses and injury, the majority of which is musculoskeletal.
  • Work-related injuries increased by nearly 30% from 2012/13 to 2013/14.
  • Each WMSD case costs UK employers £600 per employee per year through absenteeism and lost productivity.
  • In 2013 539,000 people were suffering with a WMSD, a nearly 20% increase from 2012

Benefits of our services

What DSE assessments can do for you.

Increased productivity

GIve your staff a lift

Reduced time off work

No pain = no time off sick!

Boost morale

Show your staff you care

Legal compliance

Comply with employer obligations

Prevent pain

Get your staff sitting straight

Reduce time taken sick

No pain means less sick leave

Office Osteopaths specialises in providing high-quality manual therapists in the workplace. We strive for excellence and working with companies who care for their staff drives us to be the best in our field.

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