Stanford University

EHS-4800 Lab Ergonomics

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Last updated: July 31, 2019
Assigned ToLaboratory employees, post docs, and students who conduct repetitive laboratory operations (e.g., pipetting, microscope work, etc.)
Course Type
  • Live training
Course Duration60 minutes to complete
Training TimeframeRequired depending on nature of work activities. Per Cal/OSHA 8 CCR 5110(b)(3), employees shall be provided training where research activities are expected to routinely involve repetitive activity (i.e., pipetting)
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This course trains Researchers on proper workstation setup and ergonomic work practices in a laboratory work environment, with a focus on repetitive/continuous tasks such as microscope use, pipetting, and miscellaneous hand tool use. Note: Eligible for a berry in Stanford's BeWell Program, credited quarterly. Berry credit is awarded one time only and completion is reflected once for the web course in STARS. TO REQUEST ON SITE TRAINING (min 10 attendees) contact EH&S at 736-4392.
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