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Ergonomics

Ergonomics is about arranging our environments so we can work comfortably and safely, whether we're in the office or on the move. Learn about ergonomic workstations, mobile devices, proper posture, stretching, and more.

Office Ergonomics: Simple solutions for comfort and safety

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Supporting materials: Office ergonomics self-assessment, Office ergonomics evaluation, Neutral posture poster

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Order code: ERGO-23

Setting up a workstation

Learn how to adjust your office chair, monitor, keyboard, and mouse; plus get tips on proper posture and injury prevention. 

Brochure | A self-help guide for maximizing comfort and reducing physical stressors [PDF]

FormOffice ergonomic self-assessment  Use this worksheet to assess your own workstation for comfort and safety. [PDF]

Form | Office ergonomic evaluation  Use this form to conduct an ergonomic evaluation. [PDF]

Poster | Workstation ergonomics leverage zones | Use this tool to arrange your work area for comfort and safety [PDF]

Poster | Neutral posture (11 x 17)  (8.5 x 11) [PDF]

Reducing sprains and strains

Poster | Strengthen and lengthen | Improve core strength and muscle tone with these active exercises. [english] 11x17 | 8.5x11  [español] 11x17 | 8.5x11 [PDF]

Poster | Ten easy stretches [PDF]

Safety in Motion®

A versatile training program proven to reduce injuries from lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, and other activities that may result in sprains and strains 

Safe lifting, carpal tunnel syndrome, and repetitive strain

This comprehensive guide includes information on ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders, plus checklists and back care training. 

Lighting for office and industry

Ergonomic lighting considerations [PDF]
Provides an overview of lighting considerations in the office work environment, including contrast, glare, and dual-lighting components.

The benefits of adequate lighting include greater productivity and accuracy, improved safety and security, and improved morale. This comprehensive safety guide explains how to evaluate lighting in your workplace, including a checklist and additional resources.

Video library
Office Ergonomics: Simple solutions for comfort and safety

Having the right ergonomic equipment helps. But you don't have to spend a fortune. This video series shows how you can make small changes that can have a big impact on your comfort and safety.


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Supporting materials
Workstation comfort brochure [PDF]
Office ergonomic evaluation [PDF]
Office ergonomic self-assessment [PDF]
Neutral Posture Poster [PDF]



Strengthen and lengthen

Learn seven simple exercises to improve core strength and muscle tone and reduce your risk of injury. It only takes a few minutes before work or during breaks. (2016)

 

Play English version (5:30)   Play Spanish version (6:08)

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Order code: ERGO-09 (English/Spanish)

Supporting Materials:
Poster | Improve core strength and muscle tone with these active exercises.
[english] 11x17 | 8.5x11 [PDF]
[español] 11x17 | 8.5x11 [PDF]



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  • Back basics | ERGO-08
    34 minutes | The 34-minute DVD assists companies with reducing back injuries and im … Read more
  • Back in action | LIFTING-04
    20 minutes | Help improve awareness and cultivate individual responsibility when it … Read more
  • Back safety | ERGO-02
    21 minutes | Discusses how the back and spine function. Provides information about … Read more
  • Back safety: exercise and ergonomics | ERGO-04 (Spanish)
    15 minutes | This video stresses the importance of back safety training and discuss … Read more
  • Ergonomics: break the RMI habit | ERGO-05
    12 minutes | This incorporates requirements of the California OSHA ergonomics stand … Read more
  • It's your back: don't break it | LIFTING-12
    20 minutes | This video includes steps to prevent back injury, proper posture, safe … Read more
  • Strains and sprains: Avoiding the pain | ERGO-06
    | Sprains and strains may not be considered serious workplace injuries, … Read more
  • Office safety basics | GENSAFE-46
    8 minutes | This short, eight-minute film touches on many office safety subjects, … Read more
  • Office ergonomics: simple solutions for comfort and safety | ERGO-23
    12 Minutes | Having the right ergonomic equipment helps. But you don't have to spen … Read more
  • Strengthen and lengthen | ERGO-09
    5:30 minutes | Learn seven simple exercises to improve core strength and muscle tone … Read more