Adjustments for posture and motion efficiency can make your workplace safer and more comfortable for your employees, which is important to reduce workplace risks and injuries. Retail front end tasks, such as checking out and bagging up purchased items can require employees to stand for long periods of time, repetitively reach and handle objects that could be heavy or awkward. This is an area where simple ergonomic fixes can make a big difference in creating a safe, comfortable working environment for employees.
Here are some ergonomic tips for the checkout area:
Review job tasks and you may discover other simple solutions that can help your employees perform their jobs in a safer way. Follow up to make sure that employees are using the adjusted postures and motions suggested and you can help them build safe habits. Preventing injuries with straightforward solutions like these can save you time and money.
Additional information and tips can be found on the OSHA website.