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Appendix 43-3

Workstation Checklist

Does the working space allow for a full range of movement?

Are mechanical aids and equipment available?

Is the height of the work surface adjustable?

Can surface be tilted or angled?

Is the workstation designed to reduce or eliminate:

Is the employee able to vary posture?

Are hands and arms free from pressure form sharp edges on work surfaces?

Is an armrest provided where needed?

Is a footrest provided where needed?

Is the floor surface flat?

Are anti-fatigue mats provided for those standing tasks?

Is the chair or stool easily adjustable and suited to the task?

Are all task requirements visible from comfortable positions?

Is there a Preventive Maintenance Program for mechanical aids, tools, and other equipment?


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