Principles of Office Ergonomics Course November 8 & 9, 2011

EWI Works is offering our Principles of Office Ergonomics to the general public! Being held November 8th and 9th at the Faculty of Extension in downtown Edmonton, this two day course is for individuals who support their in-house ergonomics team. Participants will learn how to complete an office ergonomics assessment as well as learn strategies for enhancing office ergonomics programs. Here are some topics from the official agenda:

    1. Introduction to Office Ergonomics
        1. Ergonomics and the office environment
        2. Impact of the changing workforce
        3. Overview of the assessment tools and support tools



    2. A series of topics on understanding and preventing discomfort for the upper and lower limb, back, and eyes (to name a few)
    3. Hands-On Exercises
    4. Conducting Assessments
    5. Developing an Effective Ergonomics Strategy


Other exciting topics under emerging trends will feature guest speakers on tackling visual concerns and selecting proper furniture and equipment, discussions on “the mobile office” and issues associated with telecommute workers.

This is a great opportunity to learn how you can make great contributions to your organization’s health and safety team. Seating is limited. Contact us for more information, to recieve a copy of the official agenda, or if you would like to register at 780-436-0024 or email us at