The Ergonomics Program aims to minimize the risk of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) type injuries by identifying solutions for work-related pains and discomfort through evaluation of work processes, the work environment, and the people doing the work.

See the Ergonomics Program for more information.


Training and Assessments

Online training

An online office ergonomics training module is available and should be taken before requesting an office ergonomic assessment. This is an evidence-based and standard-compliant training program designed for workers who regularly use computers on the job.

Classroom training

Ergonomics training is available through the Safety Office by request.

Assessments

Request an office ergonomic assessment


Additional resources and information

General ergonomic guidelines

Office ergonomics

Laboratory ergonomics

Preventing visual discomfort

Manual lifting & material handling

Stretches and exercises

Office equipment catalogue

Ergonomic hazards

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS) – Office Ergonomics