Ergonomics Curated Training
This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an Ergonomics Program and provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to both office and industrial settings. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to define terms related to the study of ergonomics, recognize signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders, identify risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders, and identify controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.
Make changes in real-time with tips designed to improve your postures and help you work safely. This tool provides step-by-step guidance to help set yourself up properly in your remote workstation. Topics covered:
- Laptop safety
- Keyboards and mice
- Monitors and lighting
- Safety and health
- Schedule and breaks
- Taking Action
You can take notes during the self-evaluation that will be shared in a report that you can discuss with your supervisor. A digitally-accessible version of this report is available if needed.
This training and interactive self-evaluation help you improve your work environment, the way your work, and how you organize your workflow. This office ergonomics training program is for all new and existing UC-Davis Campus staff and faculty who use a computer onsite, remotely, or on-the-go.
This course is designed to bring awareness into the work environment and help eliminate preventable back injuries. It will provide information regarding job-specific hazards, safe work practices, and ergonomics. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to: identify job-specific hazards that contribute to preventable back injuries, describe ergonomic considerations that minimize back injuries in the workplace, and recall safe work practices that minimize back injuries.