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Ergonomics - APHIS Webinars

The APHIS Ergonomics Program is pleased to continue its APHIS Ergonomics Webinar Series

Presenter:  Ginger E. Dorsey, APHIS Ergonomics Program Manager

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
    (See instructions below)

*OFFICE ERGONOMICS SERIES (NEW)
May 2, 9, 16, 23; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24

  • General Office Ergonomics Tips
  • To Sit or Stand? That is the Question.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Working at Home

Discover how to work in postures that place the least amount of stress on the body by ensuring you are working in the best postures and the elements of your workstation (e.g., chair, keyboard, mouse, monitor, & other frequently used items) are properly positioned to decrease your risk for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.

Driving Ergonomics
Jun. 13, Nov. 14

Learn how to drive in a way that maximizes the natural ability of your body to move and respond to physical stress to decrease your risk for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.

Manual Material Handling Series (NEW)
Jul. 11, 18; Dec. 5, 12

Is this Safe to Lift? (Back Protection)

Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

Learn safe lifting techniques, how to choose the right tool(s) for the job, and how to work in neutral postures to prevent and or minimize your risk for back injuries and other work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.

Laptops, BlackBerrys, Smartphones, Oh My! (NEW)
Aug. 8

Laptops, smartphones, and BlackBerrys were designed with portability in mind. However, many of the design features which make these devices excellent mobile solutions create problems when it comes to ergonomics.  Learn how to use your devices without the associated aches and pains.

Laboratory Ergonomics
Sept. 12

Learn how to minimize awkward body postures and repetitive motions associated with laboratory tasks to decrease your risk for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.

*Aglearn Registration is now required. To register, click on the link under the desired time and follow the instructions. 

Webinar:  Office Ergonomics Series

  • May 2 - General Office Ergonomics Tips

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28111

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28112

  • May 9 - To Sit or Stand? That is the Question.

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28113

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28114

  • May 16 - Keyboard Shortcuts

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28116

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28118

  • May 23 � Working at Home

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28119

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

https://aglearn.usda.gov/plateau/user/deeplink.do?linkId=SCHEDULED_OFFERING_DETAILS&scheduleID=28121

(NOTE:  Please copy and paste the link into a separate internet browser if you run into problems with the above links.)


Contact:
Chris Knudsen, 515-284-4587