Ergonomics Workshop

 Aim

This seminar aims to equip participants with the skills to conduct an ergonomic assessment of their computer (display unit) workstation and to reduce the risk associated with the identified ergonomic hazards.

What you will learn

How to:

  • Identify common ergonomic risk factors
  • Set up a workstation to minimize stress and strain
  • Organize computer-related work so that tasks are performed to avoid musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses

Topics Covered

  1. Introduction to Ergonomics
  2. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  3. Computer Workstation Design
  4. Safe Work Processes

Suitable for

  • Purchasing Officers
  • Safety Officers
  • Safety & Health Committee Members
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Anyone with responsibility for workplace safety and health

Duration

  • 3.5 hours

Takeaways

  • Leave with your own¬†ERGONOMIC ASSESSMENT TOOLKIT!
    1. Purchasing Guide for each of the following Computer Workstation components
      • Chairs
      • Desks
      • Document Holders
      • Keyboards
      • Monitors
      • Telephones
      • Wrist/Palm Supports
      • Pointers/Mouses
    2. Good Working Positions Infographic
    3. Stretching Guide
    4. Work Process Instructions
    5. Computer Workstation Ergonomic Checklist