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ERGONOMICS TRAINING

 

Ergonomics training is offered for a variety of workplace situations through the Internet or through class sessions with the Environmental Health and Safety Department (EH&S).

Ergonomics: Computer Workstation (EHS 3400)
Provides complete guidance on properly adjusting your computer/office setup and covers the essential ergonomically correct work practices.
Web-Based Training: Register on-line at STARS via Axess Portal (http://axess.stanford.edu).

NOTE: BEFORE you take the ONLINE ERGONOMICS COURSE, please read the technical tips at http://ehs.stanford.edu/FAQs.html . They will save you some time!


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Live Class Sessions at EH&S. Register on-line at STARS via Axess Portal. Departments wishing to schedule special group sessions should contact EH&S at 736-4392.

Laboratory Ergonomics (EHS 4800)
For lab staff performing repetitive tasks, this class provides general tips on proper lab equipment setup and healthy work practices. Topics covered include microscope use, pipetting, and miscellaneous hand tool use. Departments wishing to schedule special group sessions should contact EH&S at 736-4392.

Back Care/Safe Lifting (EHS 1400)
This training provides employees helpful guidance for preventing injuries while performing manual handling activities. Principles covered include proper body postures and lifting/ carrying techniques. Register on-line at STARS via Axess Portal (http://axess.stanford.edu). Departments requesting to schedule special group sessions should contact EH&S at 736-4392.

Ergonomics Awareness (EHS 3600)
This site-specific training session is designed to help educate your staff on the basic concepts of ergonomics and how to best improve particular work operations that may be physically-demanding/ repetitive in nature. Departments wishing to schedule special group sessions should contact EH&S at 736-4392.

 

For help with ergonomics the Stanford University community may contact EH&S at 736-4392 or email us at mfonda@stanford.edu.


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