Posture Group is the leading provider of online training and assessments for pregnant workers that ensures compliance with Health and Safety regulations and will reduce the health risks for any pregnant workers in the workplace. Posture Group's online pregnant worker system automates the process of providing training and assessments and highlights the high priority issues that need to be dealt with to reduce the health and safety risks to any pregnant workers.
Following the completion of the assessments, access is provided to the online administration area and reports for each user. This provides designated line managers with a view of responses where risks may be present, with suggested action points in each case.
Posture Group's online pregnant worker training and assessment software has been developed by our team of 250+ ergonomics, physiotherapy and health and safety consultants who deliver in excess of 40,000 face to face pregnant worker assessments annually. Our consultant's have developed the online pregnant worker system to streamline what they do face to face and the system provides comprehensive training via a slideshow with a follow on detailed assessment questionnaire and report with the findings and recommendations on completion.
If necessary, Posture Group can provide a follow up high risk pain management service where one of our team of ergonomics, physiotherapy and health and safety consultants will visit your premises after the assessments are completed to assist you in managing any users where further action is required, or they have a pain condition, that cannot be easily managed from within the company.
More than 3,000 companies are using Posture Group's online health and safety risk management software systems to streamline and automate their assessment processes and cut the cost of providing assessments by up to 95%.
Posture Group's online pregnant worker training and assessment software will reduce the costs of providing face to face assessments from roughly £199.00 per employee for a 60-minute face to face assessment to between £10.00 - £20.00 for an online assessment. The costs above vary depending on the number of assessments that are required. The cost saving will range from 85% up to 95% depending on the number of pregnant workers that require an assessment.
For a quotation please call the Posture Group sales team on 0845 345 3172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Requires minimal organisation by management.
* Automatically collates data and highlights users where action is necessary.
* Allows assessment for staff at multiple locations and home workers.
* Will cut the costs of face to face assessments by up to 95%.
* The system was developed by Posture Group’s team of 250+ ergonomics, physiotherapy and health and safety expert consultants to streamline the process they use for providing face to face pregnant worker assessments.
* Customisable system with your branding to make it look like it was developed in-house.
* Detailed training so that pregnant workers are aware of the health and safety issues.
* Paperless process.
* Post assessment On-Site support is available for any employees that may require a more in-depth pain consultation, in the cases of chronic pain. Just call us if you need us.
* Posture Group’s online pregnant worker system is completely impartial and is not focused on trying to sell you additional services, expensive ergonomic chairs or ergonomic products.
* Posture Group is an ergonomics, pain management and health and safety company that have developed the pregnant worker assessment package as part of our offering and we are not purely a software company.
* A dedicated technical support line is available between 09:00am and 18:00pm daily if you experience any problems with the system. Technical support is also available via email and our software helpdesk out of hours.
Working posture and comfort
This section assesses pregnant workers current work status and working activities carried out that may expose them to greater levels of risk such as back pain and looking after their health and circulation throughout pregnancy.
An assessment of the pregnant workers workstation or work area to manage workflow and ensuring items are positioned ergonomically to avoid discomfort during each working day.
Working at height
This section assesses whether a pregnant worker is required to work at height as part of their job function and how risks of working from height can be avoided.
Working hours and breaks
This section covers required working hours, changes to working hours, if required, taking regular breaks and commuting to work to avoid additional stress and health risks during pregnancy.
This section assesses a pregnant workers current work stresses to avoid mental and physical stress. There is also information on how these issues can be avoided.
Protective clothing and uniforms
An assessment of whether there is appropriate protective equipment, uniforms and other materials for pregnant workers to ensure the right level of protection and comfort is provided.
To assess whether a pregnant worker is exposed to hazardous substances and recommended levels of protection required.
Work related violence
This section covers ways of avoiding added stress which might be associated with work related violence.
Assessment of a pregnant workers current work environment to ensure the correct lighting, noise levels and ventilation are provided.
Posture Group ensures all data received during the completion of an online questionnaire is fully secure in compliance with the Data Protection Act.
"5 million working days were lost as a result of back pain in 2003-04, making back pain the largest single cause of work-related absence in Britain"
"Back pain is the number 2 reason for long term sickness in much of the UK"
"All employers have a duty of care to protect the health and safety of their employees"
"RSI costs employers almost £300 million per annum in lost working time, sick pay and administration"
"Poor posture whilst sat at a computer causes more back problems than the excessive lifting and carrying". (Workplace Law Network, October 2006).