Me and My Desk (Workplace Ergonomics

Ergonomics is a concept that focuses on optimizing the design and/or arrangement of furniture and equipment in workplaces as best benefits the human body’s physical needs. Most people have heard the term and understand automatically that ergonomics relates to chairs and equipment but in reality, it also relates to how people use the environment around them.

This workshop is designed to help you identify problems in your current workstation and learn what you can do to adapt to provide you with a healthier work experience. You will learn some of the principles of ergonomics, fatigue relief, and best practices for spending long hours working on a computer.

Presented by: Lauren N.G. Stern, MScOT, OTR/L, Ergonomics Consultant