Designed in 4 to 8 hour Workshops, this class is designed for employees who work primarily in a laboratory environment and possess a general to advanced knowledge of ergonomics. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of the principles of ergonomics
  • Identifying and mitigating Ergonomic Risk Factors
  • Methods to determine root cause of physical discomfort
  • Advanced laboratory workstation adjustments
  • Advanced study of ergonomic tools for laboratory workstations
  • Practicing proper body mechanics
  • Understanding the relationship between the employee and various ergonomic products (human/ tool relationship)
  • The benefits of working in an ergonomic environment
  • Healthy work practices