Ask The Back School: Weight Limits for Wheel Chair TransfersPhysical Demands Testing October 29, 2014
Time for another entry in our Ask The Back School series where our team of instructors and industry experts respond to questions submitted by our former Back Scholars. We were contacted by a company that wants us to do post offer testing for their new hires. The workers would be doing wheelchair to toilet transfersContinue reading
“I am a CEAS level I OTR, working for a large hospital system that has been tasked to complete physical demands assessments on 20 positions for a plant locally in VA. I have been allotted three days for this project and they want it completed before the end of the year due to budget. IContinue reading
What Tool Is Used To Measure The Grip Force For A Task While On The Job Site Performing Ergo Or Job Analyses?
The answer depends on the type of grip used. And, there is no universally accepted method to do so but here goes. If the grip is for lifting, then measure the tare weight to lift the object from the floor using a force gauge and hook. The force will equate to the amount of gripContinue reading