Ergonomics Education

The goal of the Ergonomics Program is to provide an efficient and safe work environment for all employees, including through education and prevention programs. 

Ergonomists regularly present at department and staff meetings of all sizes to share information on ergonomics evaluation and resources, implementing stretching programs, and other safety-related topics. Presentations can vary in length to fit your needs. 

See the following examples of presentations.

Ergonomics:  Safe at Work—Making it Work

At the conclusion of the presentation the learner will understand:

  • What ergonomics is
  • How the Ergonomics Program functions within in the University of Iowa
  • How to access Ergonomics Program services
  • General anatomy of common musculoskeletal disorders
  • Common workplace risk factors
  • Various tools for evaluation and risk modification 

Custodian Injury Prevention

At the conclusion of the presentation the learner will understand:

  • Why injury prevention is important
  • Factors that contribute to injuries
  • General anatomy of the back and shoulder
  • Posture and body mechanics
  • Stretching for injury prevention.
Contact Information

Ergonomics Program

Phone
Campus Address
120 USB
Mailing Address

120 University Services Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States