Awkward Postures

Awkward postures like bending and reaching increase effort, cause fatigue, and can result in injury. In many cases theyre wasted motions that increase the time to perform a task and reduce the quality of work. Find assistance for reducing these hazards on our new topic page.

New Research Study from SHARP about Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs)

The report discusses research into the causes of WMSDs and possible solutions for prevention.

Office Ergonomics On-line Course

In addition to step-by-step instructions on how to adjust your chair, keyboard, mouse, and monitor, this course now includes information on using mobile devices such as laptops and tablets. You can find the training here.

2012 Workshop Schedule

Workshops on Office Ergonomics and Preventing Back Injuries are available in a number of locations around the state. You can find the workshop schedule and information on registering here.

Pacific Northwest Ergonomics Roundtable 2012 Schedule

Looking for an opportunity to meet with others who have an interest in ergonomics, learn about the latest research, and find out what other organizations are doing in the way of ergonomics best practices? The Ergonomics Roundtable meets quarterly in the Puget Sound area, combining presentations with a discussion forum. Best of all, the meetings are free. You can find the Roundtable schedule and information on joining here.

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