Ergo Training

EHS0054 - Ergonomics Telework Training (Online)

  • Required training for employees who will telework

  • Web-based self-evaluation of postures and work habits (~10 mins)

  • Provides recommendations to improve ergonomics while teleworking

  • Guidance to setting up your home office (Document)

EHS0059 - Ergonomics Self-Assessment for Computer Users (Online)

  • Required training for employees who work 4 or more hours on the computer

  • Web-based self-evaluation of postures and work habits (~45 minute course)

  • Includes training on good computer use techniques and rest breaks

  • Provides personal risk profile (high/moderate/low) and recommendations to improve your ergonomics

  • Self-Assessment Checklist is available

EHS0058 - Ergonomics Self-Assessment “Refresher” (Online)

  • After completing EHS0059 self-assessment & training, EHS0058, the “refresher” is required annually

  • A 10-minute self-assessment of postures and habits that does not include ergo training

  • Provides individual risk profile and recommendations to improve your ergonomics

EHS0062 - WorkSmart Ergonomics (Classroom)

  • Required training for all employees who regularly lift items of 20 pounds or more on the job on a regular basis

  • One hour course on manual handling/lifting techniques and body mechanics to avoid work-related injuries

EHS0061 - Ergo Advocate Training

  • This course is designed to teach Ergonomic Advocates how to effectively perform ergonomic evaluations of computer workstations in varying work environments. This course is only offered 2-3 times per year. Please contact ergo@lbl.gov if you would like to be notified of upcoming training sessions and/or added to the list of attendees.

1 Minute 4 Safety Slides

  • A single slide format that offers helpful information & techniques covering a range of topics to improve your ergonomics, i.e., laptop use, mouse use, monitor placement, arm support, rest breaks and managing your work load