Office Ergonomics

A simple online course can dramatically slash training costs, improve employee safety and health, minimize lost time, and reduce the cost of ergonomic design compliance within your business.

DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Desktop, Laptop, Tablet/iPad, Phone
PRICING: $29.00
Office ergonomics, ergonomic design, and workplace ergonomics are used to create a working environment that is more conducive to human health. RSI, repetitive strain injury, and RMD, repetitive motion disorder, can both be caused by failure to comply with ergonomic standards in the workplace. Completing ergonomics training online will provide valuable knowledge to business owners and employees alike. Topics covered include:
  • Introduction
  • Ergonomics Defined
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Identifying Risk Factors
  • Ergonomic Guidelines
  • Workstation Layout
  • Regulations Review

Who Needs Ergonomics Training?

Ergonomics is the study of the human body and an exploration of how repetitive actions and poorly designed work areas can contribute to musculoskeletal disorders, RSI, RMD, and other health issues. Because human factors affect every employee, supervisor, or owner, anyone in your business can benefit from this high-quality online course. After the course is completed, you’ll automatically receive a printable Office Ergonomics certificate to show your knowledge of ergonomic design and implementation.  


    • Cost of ergonomic injuries to industry

Ergonomics Defined

    • Physical and biomechanical safety of workers
    • Physical ergonomics
    • Cognitive ergonomics
    • Organizational ergonomics
    • Institute of work & health

Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Lost time claims statistics
    • Tendonitis, vibration, white finger, nerve compression disorders
    • Tenosynovitis, Epicondylitis, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, pronator teres syndromes

Personal Protective Measures

    • Personal Protective Equipment

Identifying Risk Factors

    • Force, repetition, posture, duration, contact stress
    • Lifting techniques, typing

Ergonomic Guidelines

    • Importance, frequency of use, function, sequence, sufficient space

Workstation Layout

    • Ergonomic desk design & layout
    • Monitor, keyboard * mouse
    • Seating, desk, telephone & lighting
    • Task design

Regulations Review

    • Select jurisdiction of workplace [which province, or Federal]
    • Review regulations and guidelines that apply