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Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people, their work, and their physical work environment.  The purpose of Johns Hopkins’ Ergonomics Program is to promote employee health by reducing the risk of workers developing muscular skeletal injuries.  This section presents best practices for workplace ergonomics.”

Here are the first steps for work-related ergonomic assistance:

  • Take the appropriate training:  MyLearning – Office Ergonomics 
  • Complete a Self-Assessment Checklist:  Use checklist to identify areas of improvement.  Work with supervisor to make necessary corrections to your computer workstations. 
  • Additional Assistance: If you completed training and Self-Assessment Checklist and need additional help, contact

Office Ergonomics

Examples Of Ergonomic Products

Telecommuting & Mobile Ergonomics