Step 2: Job Analysis
Once you know which workers are affected, the next step is to figure out why the work is causing pain and injuries. You need to find the “risk factors” for the jobs. REMEMBER: Look at all the duties in a person’s job, not just the computer tasks!
If you see any of the following conditions in your workplace, it is very likely that workers are already being injured or will soon develop problems. Your employer should take prompt action to correct these situations.
The checklist on the next page can be used to conduct a more thorough job analysis to help you figure out what is causing problems.