The mobile back diagnostics of the Berufsgenossenschaft Nahrungsmittel und Gastgewerbe (BGN), conducted by the Forschungsgesellschaft für angewandte Systemsicherheit und Arbeitsmedizin (FSA) from Erfurt, Germany, will be visiting HASA GmbH for the second time from April 9–13.
The backmobile already dropped by the company in the fall of 2015 and was very well received by employees. Mobile back diagnostics was again requested from BGN for this year and, despite overwhelming demand, HASA GmbH ensured that its employees would be able to take advantage of this initiative.
During this week, about 30 employees of the company will have the opportunity to gauge the mobility and maximum strength of their torsos in all movement directions. A comprehensive survey on medical history, leisure, and work behavior will be conducted. The evaluation is based on a personal results log and includes an individual consultation. Among other things, the employee receives tips on ergonomics and balancing exercises.
As a consequence, it should be possible to prevent or reduce work-related back problems. In addition to back and muscular diseases, the company’s workplace health campaign focuses on important psychological topics such as dealing with stress.
The health management program of HASA GmbH includes traditional occupational safety, health-promoting measures with partners BGN and ikk gesund plus, as well as company integration management (Betriebliche Eingliederungsmanagement, BEM) to help employees return to work after extended or repeated illness.