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.

COVID-19 Telecommuting Update

Please refer to the Covid-19 Interim Policy for more information regarding home office equipment. Also, refer to the pre-approved basic home office equipment list for standard 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, safe lifting/manual handling, and laboratory ergonomics. EHS-3400 Ergonomics Computer Workstation
  2. Evaluate your workstation: use guidelines discussed in the training to evaluate your workstation. Work with your supervisor to identify and correct workplace deficiencies.
  3. If you have completed the training and evaluated your workplace, and need additional help, create a ServiceNow ticket by clicking on the link: https://stanford.service-now.com/it_services?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=8bc0b0991bca5010d78786ecdc4bcbc6

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

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