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Ergonomics in the Office Environment

Course Details:
Category: Human Resources Duration:
60 minutes
Target Audience: All Employees; All Office Workers
Course Overview: Under the OSHA General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1), employers have an obligation to keep the workplace free from recognized serious hazards, including ergonomic hazards. This training provides safety tips and guidelines on proper ergonomics in the workplace, to prevent possible injuries and to promote a safe environment.

Training Includes:

  • Introduction to Ergonomics

  • Common Ergonomic Problems and Injuries

  • OSHA's General Duty Clause

  • Workplace Ergonomics

  • Employer's Responsibilities

  • Employee's Roles

  • Areas of Concern

    • Eyestrains

    • Cumulative Trauma Disorders

    • Back Injuries

  • Prevention Tips for Injuries

  • Safe Lifting Practices

  • Workstation Considerations

  • Monitor and Computer Workstation Guidelines