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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need more information about our services or products? Here is a list of common questions, but do contact us to discuss your individual needs.

What does a consultation cost?
R550 for a 30min on-site visit at your workplace or home, excluding traveling fees.
What does an assessment entail?
We take a short history and look at your current work positions and equipment.

We then advise on improvements to your work station or new equipment needed.

If you require new equipment, we will present you with options, send you a quotation and supply the equipment to you on acceptance and payment.
Do you have furniture or equipment for me to try out before I purchase?
Yes, we have several demo units that you can view and try out at our showroom in Somerset West.
Do we order directly from you?
Yes, you can place the order directly with us and the equipment will be delivered directly to you.
How can I pay?
You can pay via EFT or card payment.
What are work-related musculoskeletal injuries? (WRMIs)
MWRIs affect the soft tissue of the body, such as the muscles, the tendons that connect muscles to bones, ligaments that connect bone to bone, nerves and blood vessels. These disorders have also been referred to as: cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive strain injuries and overuse injuries. -SHARP (Safety and Health Assessment and Research Prevention)
Why is ergonomics important?
Making your work environment as comfortable as possible is a key factor in productivity at work. However, it shouldn’t require an illness or injury to occur in order for adequate ergonomics in the workplace to be considered. Preventing WRMI and pain from developing in the first place is an even bigger motivation to make sure you are comfortable in your workspace and enjoying optimal productivity and enjoyment of your work.
What is Ergonomics?
Ergonomics can be defined simply as the study of work. More specifically, ergonomics is the science of designing the job to fit the worker, rather than physically forcing the worker’s body to fit the job. Adapting tasks, work-stations, tools, and equipment to fit the worker can help reduce physical stress on a worker’s body and eliminate many potentially serious, disabling work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Ergonomics draws on a number of scientific disciplines, including physiology, biomechanics, psychology, anthropometry, industrial hygiene and kinesiology.
What are the goals of occupational ergonomics?
Increased Efficiency, Improvements in Quality, Prevention of Injuries & Illnesses and Improvements in Quality of Work Life.
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