Task Analysis

A task analysis reports detail the inherent physical requirements that are necessary for an employee to perform his/her job. It assesses the physical and cognitive demands of specific work function. This process involves breaking down a job into key tasks and provides detailed information into the physical requirements required by the worker to perform these tasks.

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We present this information in an easy to read document that can be used in many situations. The most common uses of this document are for pre-employment medical examinations andreturn to work planning. This is an extremely valuable tool to assist in the management of your valuable employees.

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The document includes:

  • A summary of the role including job description, work factors (rotation, shift times and working environment), essential job requirements and typical items/material handled as part of the role
  • A two-page summary of the physical demands required to perform the nominated role
  • A job breakdown detailing the inherent physical requirements of the key tasks within the nominated role;
  • An overall physical demand rating

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If you are after something a bit more innovative then what better way to show a treating doctor or RTW person the physical requirements of a job or task than providing that information in a video format. Click here for more information on our video packages.

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The 2004 Occupational Health and Safety Act require businesses to apply a more proactive approach to workplace safety than ever before. Not only do these job dictionaries help to comply with the OH&S Act, but they also provide a ready-to-use document for OHS and HR needs.

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How can our task analysis reports and job dictionaries be used?

  • As a vital tool to identify what duties an injured employee can perform as part of a RTW plan
  • To improve pre-employment medicals by identifying and detailing the physical requirements of a position and its tasks
  • For improved job descriptions that include details of the physical demands of a job, not just a few dot points
  • To provide a foundation for job-specific training
  • To provide a pre-assessed, ready-to-use document for any relevant OH&S or HR need

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What benefits can you achieve from our job dictionary?

  • It assists in returning an injured employee back to work safely
  • It assists in identifying line entry jobs for potential employees
  • It can be used in registers and other ongoing safety documentation
  • It demonstrates compliance with the obligations that are set out in the 2004 OH&S Act
  • It results in a significant return on investment with the potential to reduce the number of injuries

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If you’d like to know more about our task analysis or job dictionary, call 03 5977 0222 today. Alternatively you can fill in the enquiry form on the ‘contact us’ page and we will contact you.