Stanford University

Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people, their work, and their physical work environment. The purpose of Stanford University’s Ergonomics Program is to promote employee health by limiting ergonomic risk factors.

Hybrid / Remote Work Update

Please refer to the Flexible Work Policy for more information regarding hybrid and remote work policies. Refer to the Flexible Work Equipment and Expense Guidelines and the Hybrid, Remote and On-the-Go for more information on home office equipment.

Welcome! Here’s are the first steps for work-related ergonomics assistance:

  1. Take the appropriate training: training is available for computer ergonomics (EHS-3400 Ergonomics Computer Workstation), safe lifting/manual handling, and laboratory ergonomics (EHS-4800 Laboratory Ergonomics). If you work at a computer workstation or in a laboratory, complete a self-assessment. : use guidelines discussed in the training to assess your workstation. Work with your supervisor to identify and correct workplace deficiencies.
  2. If you have completed the training and evaluated your workplace, and need additional help, submit a ServiceNow Ergonomics Services Request.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, contact us at ergonomics@lists.stanford.edu

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