Office Ergonomics 101
One-hour instructor-led workshop
Suitable for lunch and learn
30 participants maximum
Lecture, demonstrations, activities
Who is this training for?
This training is suitable for anyone who uses a computer at work and wants to understand how to adjust their workstation to prevent MSDs and improve their comfort, health and safety at work and at home. Every Day.
What do participants learn?
Participants are introduced to ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) prevention, learn the main risk factors that can cause MSDs in the office environment, and discover how to adjust their workstation using immediate, targeted solutions to prevent MSDs, and improve their health, safety and comfort at work and at home.
What are Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)?
How MSDs can impact me
Common signs and symptoms of MSDs
Main risk factors that can contribute to MSDs in the workstation
The pillars of MSD prevention
How to set up your computer workstation
Adjusting your workstation chair
o Keyboard and mouse position
o Positioning your monitor
o Positioning other equipment in your office
o Positioning and operating mobile devices
o Setting up your computer at home
An introduction to stretching for the office