Ergonomics in an Office Environment

Ergonomics in an Office Environment

Updated Jan 20, 2021

 When you finish this lesson, you will understand ergonomics and the disorders related to it. In addition, you will be able to recognize ergonomic hazards in an office environment and determine ways to mitigate these hazards.

• Describe the purpose of ergonomics

• Determine disorders associated with ergonomic hazards

• Identify common injuries associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders

• Explain ways to mitigate ergonomic hazards

• Determine factors that can cause ergonomic-related injuries

• Discuss the importance of proper workstation design

• Demonstrate proper workstation use

• Evaluate your workstation for ergonomic hazards