The study of ergonomics is the process of understanding how the human body is affected by conditions in the work environment. The intent of ergonomics is to adjust the work environment so that work can be performed safely and without injury and/or musculoskeletal distress.

Environmental Health and Safety is committed to help incorporate good ergonomic practices and design into your workplace. Please review the resources and/or complete self-assessment below.


  • Computer Workstation Ergonomics Self-Help Guide
  • Healthy Computing Guide
  • Computer Workstation Stretches
  • Stretch Break Software Download (Windows)
  • Stretch Break Software Download (Mac)