VSI offers three levels of ergonomic evaluations:

Proactive/ Preventative Ergonomic Evaluation (PPEE)
The proactive/ preventative ergonomic evaluation (PPEE) is cost and time effective and is primarily used for employees who are not experiencing physical discomfort. Our ergonomist’s will ensure that your employees work area is arranged appropriately to fit their stature and work tasks, preventing exposure to musculoskeletal injury.The PPEE includes:

  • 35 to 40 minute one-on-one evaluation,
  • employee ergonomic education,
  • workstation measurements that include desktop, chair, and monitor height to establish the correct fit between the employee and their office furniture,
  • identification of ergonomic risk factors (if any),
  • recommendations for equipment and workstation adjustments (if needed) in the employee’s workstation,
  • written documentation of our findings and our recommendations
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Comprehensive Ergonomic Evaluation (CEE)
The comprehensive ergonomic evaluation (CEE) provides an in-depth work area assessment for employees that have indicated that they are experiencing work-related physical discomfort. Our ergonomists will develop employee-specific recommendations based on observations and interviews with the employee and identify the root cause of the injury.The CEE includes:

  • 60 to 75 minute one-on-one evaluation,
  • employee ergonomic education,
  • interview discussing employee physical discomfort, concerns, and medical history (when applicable),
  • workstation measurements (specific to work area) to establish the correct fit between the employee and their work environment,
  • identification of ergonomic risk factors (if any),
  • recommendations for equipment and workstation adjustments (if needed) in the employee’s workstation,
  • photographs documenting current risk factors, products and postures,
  • written documentation of our findings and our recommendations
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Workers Compensation Ergonomic Evaluation (WC)
The Workers Compensation ergonomic evaluation (WC) is used as a medical directive from the treating physician when a Workers Compensation claim has been filed. The evaluation provides a detailed assessment of the employee workstation specifically focusing on their past and present injuries. In depth quantitative and qualitative data is collected to gauge the rehabilitation progress of the employee. VSI becomes an active member of the client’s treatment team.The WC includes:

  • 60+ minute one-on-one evaluation,
  • employee ergonomic education,
  • interview discussing employee physical discomfort, concerns, and medical history,
  • workstation measurements (specific to work area) to establish the correct fit between the employee and their work environment,
  • identification of ergonomic risk factors (if any),
  • recommendations for equipment and workstation adjustments (if needed) in the employee’s work area,
  • employee work area layout and reconfiguration (as needed),
  • photographs documenting current risk factors, products and postures,
  • written documentation that includes employee background and medical history, physician diagnosis and treatment protocol, physical functional limitations, work restrictions, and quantitative and qualitative data to gauge the progress of the employees rehabilitation,
  • written documentation of our findings and our recommendations
  • letter to physician regarding findings.
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