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This training covers:

  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Proper Lifting
  • General Workstation Setup
  • Tasks Specific Guidance
  • Reporting Injuries

Poor ergonomics can lead to musculoskeletal disorders, cumulative trauma injuries and/or repetitive trauma injuries.  While ergonomics can be applied to many facets of one’s life, the purpose of this course is to focus on common tasks performed in a lab. Various controls will be outlined for each of these tasks with the goal that if applied, the likelihood of injury could be reduced.

Recommended for all personnel working in a laboratory.

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