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Ergonomics Program

Being empowered to participate in the design of your work tasks is a fundamental goal in a successful Ergonomics Program. Through the promotion of physical health, occupational risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) are minimized. When both on-campus and at-home workspaces are well designed and based on ergonomic principles, issuess including eye strain, neck pain and carpal tunnel syndrome can be reduced or even avoided.

Taking preventative action is a key way to promote an employee's well-being and safety. An Ergonomics Program assists in removing barriers to the quality of work peformed as well as productivity as well as employee morale. Working together, employees, managers, and members of your Wellness at Work team, can anticipate, identify, analyze and control risk factors. 

What is Ergonomics?

The scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a work system. Ergonomics strives to match the abilities and characteristics of people and the tasks they perform.

Is your work station ergonomic friendly? Do you want to learn more about reducing the risk of repetivie strain and musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)?

Have you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, follow these steps:

Step 1 -  Complete the workplace self assessment tool.

Step 2 - Review the position for safety diagram.

Step 3 - Explore the Ergonomics Resources button below.

Have you completed Step 1, 2 and 3 and are still experiencing issues?

If you answered "yes" to the above question, click on the Request for Ergonomic Assessment Form below.

Ergonomic Resources

Ergonomic Resources

Request for Ergonomic Assessment Form

Request for Ergonomic Assessment Form