Workplace Ergonomics Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics




The human body is a fragile system, and we put many demands on it every day. Activities like reaching to get supplies off a shelf, sitting in front of a computer for hours every day and moving heavy products around the shop can all take a toll on our bodies. In this one-day workshop, you will learn how to make your environment as ergonomic as possible.

What You will Learn

  • Define ergonomics and its related terms.
  • Identify where to get ergonomics information for your region.
  • Identify how ergonomics can be incorporated into your workplace.
  • Assess your environment for ergonomic hazards, create ways to resolve those issues, and plan for implementation.
  • Review and evaluate your ergonomic efforts.
  • Use change management techniques effectively.
  • Describe the basic principles of ergonomics.
  • Outline ergonomic practices for sitting, standing, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.
  • Design an ergonomic workstation.
  • Identify important ergonomic features of tools and machines.
  • Understand the role that environmental factors (such as sound, air quality, and light) play in ergonomics.

  • The role of ergonomics in your workplace
  • The ergonomic assessment cycle
  • Identifying and assessing ergonomic hazards
  • Developing a plan to address ergonomic issues
  • Identifying and implementing solutions
  • Obtaining employee buy-in
  • Tips for successful implementation
  • Reviewing your ergonomics program
  • Basic ergonomic principles
  • Optimal sitting and standing
  • Safe lifting and transporting
  • Ergonomic workstations and safe tool selection and use
  • Creating an ergonomic environment
  • Bringing it all together


  • 1 day face to face workshop
  • Online
  • Public program - $650 +GST
  • One on one coaching - $1 500 + GST
  • Corporate in- house session - Contact us to discuss your requirements and obtain a quote.