Injury prevention is a key component of any workplace health and wellbeing program. Our injury prevention team are focused on proactive and strategic services to assist our members with reducing the risk of manual task injuries in the workplace. Our services are interactive and engaging, and focus on outcome based learnings to empower workers to apply the principles on an ongoing basis in their roles.
Our services aim to target the lifecycle of an employee time in your workplace:
Phase 1 – Employment
This phase provides services and resources which assist local governments to improve their employment processes and documentation, with a key focus on the physical demands of the role.
- Pre-employment advisory services
- Advice on pre-employment processes and documentation
- Job dictionaries (member log in required)
- 32 job dictionaries for members to access for pre-employment and return to work purposes
Phase 2 – Induction
This phase provides members with resources and online tools which are available immediately for all LGIS members. These resources allow members to provide service and resources to all staff members at any time.
- Online manual task course
- Online ergonomic set up video
- Self-assessment ergonomic checklists
- Office workstation self assessment checklist
- Working from home workstation self assessment checklist
- Setting up your standing workstation checklist (pdf
- Driving - setting up your seat
- Keyboard and mouse hints and tips
- Ergonomic assessments – in-person and telehealth
Phase 3 – Operational
This phase includes the injury prevention team's core services which focus on manual task awareness and ergonomics. The injury prevention team provide ongoing education and resources to members throughout their staff's working life, whilst focusing on specific manual task issues raised through member engagement.
- Onsite and online injury prevention services including;
Phase 4 – Strategic
This phase demonstrates the proactive and strategic focus of the injury prevention team. The team identify key trends within the scheme statistics, and proactively engage members and provide services and strategies to implement practical controls for high risk manual tasks.
- Manual task risk management program (PErforM)
- Early intervention program
- Focused projects for specific injury trends
- Stretching in the office (pdf)
- Stretching for outdoor workers (pdf)
- Stretching resources order form (pdf)
If you are interested in any of these services, or want to discuss how our injury prevention team can help your local government, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9484 8888.