DSE & Ergonomic Workstation Assessments

Reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries such as strains, sprains and repetitive motion injuries.

Vector Increase productivity
Vector Stay compliant with H&S regulation
Vector Reduce absenteeism
Check Build ergonomic workstations

Is your organisation compliant?

There are several relevant laws and regulations related to workplace ergonomics. Every employer should make sure they are aware of them and have a dedicated point of contact or team responsible for upholding the standards required to reduce the risk of injury to staff.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 mandates employers to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of their staff. Additionally, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 necessitate employers to evaluate and mitigate the risks associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Under the Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Regulations 1992 (amended in 2002), employers are obligated to assess and address the health and safety risks for employees who regularly utilize display screen equipment (DSE), such as computers, laptops, and tablets. Measures to mitigate risks include furnishing ergonomic workstations and providing training on proper posture and positioning.
The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to assess the risks linked with manual handling tasks, such as lifting, pushing, and pulling heavy objects. Employers must implement measures to mitigate identified risks, such as providing mechanical aids or training employees on appropriate lifting techniques. The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 mandate employers to ensure that the workplace is configured to minimise the risk of musculoskeletal injuries. This entails offering ergonomic workstations and ensuring that lighting and temperature are conducive to the tasks being carried out.

We can help you with:

Analysing work tasks to identify potential risks and hazards that may lead to musculoskeletal injuries Implementing solutions to reduce risks Training to employees on proper lifting and handling techniques, as well as on the importance of taking breaks and stretching throughout the day
Incorporating ergonomics into workplace policies Regular DSE assessments Compliance monitoring

Why Neathouse Partners?

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Renowned expertise

Our team comprises of industry leaders and specialists dedicated to staying ahead of the curve in the latest Employment Law, Health & Safety and HR developments.

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Services tailored to you

A fully bespoke 1-2-1 client-adviser model, offering a dedicated, fully qualified and experienced advisor to each client, who can handle all documentation and queries on their behalf.

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Fixed fees

We base our prices on fixed monthly retainers, so you and your business receive an unlimited service without unexpected bills. This helps you to budget for your HR and Employment Law spend.

What our clients say about us

As a company, we have used Neathouse for a number of years. The service throughout has been exceptional. All matters are dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner. James and Gwyn are always on hand to deal with any issues and have provided detailed employment contracts, staff handbooks and advised on complex matters. I would highly recommend Neathouse as a trusted HR partner.

Amanda Chalmers Executive Assistant Stretton Capital
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A great service - fast, professional and friendly with accurate information on all things HR.
Full outsourced HR service is provided giving us peace of mind that we remain compliant

Steve Griffith Business Manager St Gerard's School Trust
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“Having used the services of Neathouse Partners for many years, I’m confident to say that their employment law advice is commercial and focused on the answer rather than the journey! I have recommended the team to many other businesses and have never heard a bad word said.”

Scott Young Director - Corporate Services RedEye

The experts on hand have been exceptional, their service is excellent and such value for money. If you are considering outsourcing your HR then I recommend you do.

Courtney Nangle Charity Manager Sue Young Cancer Support in Leicestershire and Rutland
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Frequently asked questions about Neathouse Partners.

What geographical areas does Neathouse Partners cover?

We offer services to all businesses and organisations located in England, Wales and Scotland.

Does Neathouse Partners cover my industry?

We provide HR and employment law services across a range of industries, including:

  • Health and social care 
  • Retail
  • Hospitality and leisure
  • Charities
  • Construction
  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Commercial cleaning
  • Healthcare

Visit our industries page for more information on the sectors we cover. If you can't find what you're looking for, get in touch and we'll let you know if we can cover your industry.

What makes Neathouse Partners different from other service providers?

We pride ourselves on our professional yet personal service, and build close working relationships with our clients so that we remain accountable for the advice we give. We provide personalised solutions to our clients, tailoring them to their unique business challenges while making them compliant with UK employment law and HR best practices. 

As a business owner, you need to focus on what’s really important to your business, with the peace of mind that we're looking after your HR requirements. We draft, edit and prepare your documents on your behalf, so that you can focus on your business knowing you’re fully compliant. 

We're a small collective of specialist qualified employment lawyers and HR experts, delivering an outcome-focused end-to-end service that helps you to operate at your best and comply with both UK law and HR best practices. 

You’ll be given your own personal HR Consultant or Employment Lawyer, who'll take their time to really get to know you, your business, and how you operate. This enables us to support what’s right for your business, whenever you need it. Our unique offering of lawyer-led employment law services, combined with expert HR advice, means that we can provide a seamless and consistent service to our clients. Unlike other companies offering HR solutions, our services always come at a fixed cost, enabling you to easily budget for your HR requirements, with no financial surprises later down the line. There’s no usage limits and no hidden extras. You can rest assured that all of your HR and employment law requirements are covered.

Which sizes of companies does Neathouse Partners help?

Neathouse Partners caters to a diverse clientele, accommodating the needs of everyone from small businesses with a single employee to large-scale organisations with 7,000 or more employees.

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