Office Ergonomics

Learning objectives

  • Recall key information about office ergonomics and how you and your employer can apply it on the job
  • Recognize common cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) and CTD risk factors that may result from office work
  • Select strategies for reducing your risk of developing a CTD and appropriate responses to CTD symptoms

Course overview

This lesson will familiarize you with the types of cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) you may develop when working in an office environment and introduce techniques you can use to prevent and treat those types of disorders.
  • 24 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish , French Canadian
Course Outline
  • Office Ergonomics Basics
  • Recognizing Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) and CTD Risk Factors
  • Preventing and Responding to CTDs
  • California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (CalOSHA), General Industry Safety Orders, Article 106, Ergonomics
  • OSH Act of 1970, General Duty Clause, Section 5 (a)(1)(2)
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