Stanford University

Equipment Reimbursement Fund

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Lab Ergonomics Reimbursement Fund Program
Research/administrative personnel should complete this form for employees who have completed online or live laboratory ergonomics training, and purchased our approved ergonomics equipment (e.g., lab stools, ergonomic pipettes, etc). This form allows for the reimbursement of 50% of equipment costs, up to a maximum one-time reimbursement of $1000 (depending on the total number of laboratory employees and post-docs that have attended the live laboratory ergonomics training).


Safe Lifting Reimbursement Fund Program
Research/administrative personnel should complete this form for employees who have completed online or live Back Care/Safe Lifting training, and purchased our pre- approved ergonomics equipment (e.g., ladders, tools, etc). This form allows for the reimbursement of 50% of equipment costs, up to $1000.


Computer Workstation Ergonomics Equipment Reimbursement Fund Program
Local administrative personnel should complete this form for employees who have completed online or live ergonomics training, and purchased our approved ergonomics equipment (e.g., keyboards, chairs, etc). This form allows for the reimbursement of 50% of equipment costs, up to a maximum one-time reimbursement of $300 per employee.


Computer Reimbursement Fund FAQ

Q. Who qualifies for the Reimbursement Program?
A. Faculty, staff and post-docs that are employed by Stanford University.
Q. I have not completed the ergonomics training. What do I do?
A. Please visit Training at http://axess.stanford.edu, register for Ergonomics: Computer Workstation (EHS 3400), and complete the course.
Q. It’s been a while…how can I determine if I have completed the ergonomics training?
A. Please visit Training at http://axess.stanford.edu and select My Learning. Select the Training History tab to see your date of completion. This link will indicate if you have completed the training.
Q. What is the workstation self-evaluation?
A. The self-evaluation can be either the printout at the end of the web-based ergonomics training or the self-evaluation form available at https://ehs.stanford.edu/forms-tools/computer-workstation-ergonomics-evaluation
Q. Can I use reimbursement funds for items not found in the EH&S Approved Ergonomics Products Catalog?
A. No. Only EH&S pre-approved items qualify for partial reimbursement.
Q. Can I use equipment reimbursement funds for office wide purchases or multi-employee purchases?
A. No. This is an incentive program to encourage addressing ergonomic needs on an individual basis; so the program is not applicable for funding office-wide purchases.
Q. What expenditure type should I use when creating the iJournal?
A. Expenditure codes: 55116 – computer equipment, 55110 – chairs and general office equipment.

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