Virtual/Instructor-led training

Ergonomics Hacks for Working From Home

Introduction

In an era where working from home has become increasingly prevalent, it brings with it unique ergonomic challenges. The absence of a dedicated workspace, the utilization of various equipment, and the potential for repetitive or physically taxing tasks can all impact well-being.

This presentation is a guide to understanding how ergonomics can transform a home office. Whether stationed at a desk or nestled in a cozy corner, this session equips participants with the insights needed to tailor their setup to support both their bodies and work requirements.

Details​

In this session, we will:

  • Explore the pivotal role of ergonomics in elevating comfort and efficiency within a home office.
  • Unveil the principles of fit, function, and comfort that underpin effective ergonomic arrangements.
  • Navigate a spectrum of approaches to enhance both comfort and productivity.
  • Harness the potential of ergonomic tools and adept workspace arrangements.
  • Engage in practical exercises to fine-tune ergonomic dynamics.
  • Optimize layout and effectively utilize tools for a harmonious remote work environment.

included in 90-min & Half Day sessions

  • Ergonomic Workspace Assessment: Participants assess their home workspaces for ergonomic design using provided guidelines.
  • Ergonomic Tools and Arrangement Demo: Demonstrations showcase the proper use of ergonomic tools and how to arrange them effectively for an ergonomic home office.
  • Virtual Ergonomic Workspace Makeover: Participants (voluntary) share their current workspaces, and the group collectively suggests ergonomic adjustments and improvements.