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Ergonomics Training Programs

Sign up today for one of our ergonomics programs. We offer a range of workshops designed for employees and managers in a wide range of industries. Whether you already possess a working knowledge of ergonomics or you're completely new to the field, we have a program to suit your needs.

Laboratory Ergonomics Awareness

Designed as a series of 1- to 2-hour workshops, this class is designed for employees who work primarily in a laboratory environment with little to no knowledge of ergonomics. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding Basic Principles of Ergonomics
  • Understanding Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Identifying & Mitigating Ergonomic Risk Factors
  • Basic Laboratory Workstation Adjustments
  • Common Ergonomic Tools for Laboratory Workstations
  • Retrofitting Your Laboratory Tools & Workstations for Better Postures
  • Understanding Pinch Grips Involved in Laboratory Processes
  • The Benefits of Working in an Ergonomic Environment
  • Healthy Work Practices
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Laboratory Ergonomics Advanced

Designed as a series of 4- to 8-hour workshops, this class is designed for employees who work primarily in a laboratory environment and possess a general to advanced knowledge of ergonomics. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of the Principles of Ergonomics
  • Identifying & Mitigating Ergonomic Risk Factors
  • Methods to Determine Root Cause of Physical Discomfort
  • Advanced Laboratory Workstation Adjustments
  • Advanced Study of Ergonomic Tools for Laboratory Workstations
  • Practicing Proper Body Mechanics
  • Understanding the Relationship Between the Employee & Various Ergonomic Products (Human/Tool Relationship)
  • The Benefits of Working in an Ergonomic Environment
  • Healthy Work Practices

Industrial Ergonomics Awareness

Designed as a series of 2- to 4-hour workshops, this class is designed for employees who work primarily in an industrial work environment with little to no knowledge of ergonomics. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding Basic Principles of Ergonomics
  • Understanding Common Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Identifying and Mitigating Ergonomic Risk Factors
  • Basic Industrial Work Area Adjustment Techniques
  • Common Ergonomic Tools for Industrial Workstations
  • Retrofitting Your Industrial Tools & Workstations for Better Postures
  • Understanding Pinch Grips Involved in Laboratory Processes
  • The Benefits of Working in an Ergonomic Environment
  • Healthy Work Practices

Industrial Ergonomics Advanced

Designed as a series of 4- to 8-hour workshops, this class is designed for employees who work primarily in a laboratory environment and possess a general to advanced knowledge of ergonomics. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of the Principles of Ergonomics
  • Identifying & Mitigating Ergonomic Risk Factors
  • Methods to Determine Root Cause of Physical Discomfort
  • Advanced Laboratory Workstation Adjustments
  • Advanced Study of Ergonomic Tools for Laboratory Workstations
  • Practicing Proper Body Mechanics
  • Understanding the Relationship Between the Employee & Various Ergonomic Products (Human/Tool Relationship)
  • The Benefits of Working in an Ergonomic Environment
  • Healthy Work Practices


Train the Trainer

Designed as a series of 1- to 4-day (or longer) workshops, this class is designed for employees with an advanced knowledge of ergonomics that would like to obtain the skills to perform proactive ergonomic evaluations and share ergonomic education with their coworkers. Topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of Topics Covered in Advanced Ergonomics Training Classes (Either Office, Laboratory, or Industrial)
  • How & When to Perform a Proactive Ergonomic Evaluation
  • How to Develop an Ergonomics Program for Your Company
  • Tips on Implementing an Ergonomic Culture into Your Company
  • Ergonomic Product Analysis - Identifying the Appropriate Fit & Needs for Your Employees
  • Understanding the Relationship Between the Employee & Various Ergonomic Products (Human/Tool Relationship)
  • Choosing Appropriate Standards for Products
  • The Benefits of Working in an Ergonomic Environment