Ergonomics Office Personnel

  • Classroom

Participants will gain an understanding of ergonomics and ergonomic myths, types of injuries, signs and symptoms of injuries, proper workstation configuration, cost effective options to create the ideal workspace, and implementation of an ergonomic program. This interactive training will present injury prevention strategies, including the physiological structure and design of the back, potential causes of injuries, proper stretching, lifting, and movement techniques to prevent injuries. This workshop meets the requirements of Cal-OSHA Title 8, Sections 5110(b)(3).

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email,, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 


Topics Covered

  • Understand Computer Related Ailments and Discomfort
  • How to Make The Workstation Fit Their Needs
  • Identify the Three Safety Zones
  • Unique Safety Zone Guidelines for Turning, Carrying, Lifting, and Reaching on the Job
  • Proper Work Station Configuration
  • Office Ergonomics Checklist


2 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Office Personnel