Office Ergonomics and Safety Training

Due to the increasing number of workers sitting in front of a computer for longer periods of time, ergonomics is quickly becoming a key step in the prevention of repetitive strain injuries. Correctly setting up your workstation is vital to ensure the risk of injury due to prolonged sitting positions and the repetitive nature of office related work are minimised.

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Job Fit’s Office Ergonomics and Safety Training is designed to not only teach your employees how to correctly setup a workstation but also to give them the skills to setup their own workstation to suit their individual needs. This gives them the ability to adjust any workstation they work at to ensure they maintain good healthy posture.


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What does the program involve?

The topics covered in this informative program include:

  • The effects of working in the office has on our body
  • How to correctly setup the workstation
  • How to structure the day to minimise fatigue and improve productivity
  • Safe manual handling for the office worker
  • Injury prevention tips
  • Introduction of an office specific stretching program

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Typically the session duration is 1 – 1.5 hours, however we can tailor a program to suit your needs. Ideally, we limit group sizes to 15 participants. This allows for adequate group participation and learning. All our training programs include detailed handouts containing all the content covered in the program.

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If you are after a more individualised assessment, we can provide ergonomic assessments for your staff, Click here to find out more

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What do you need to provide?

We require a training room or area with chairs, a data projector and laptop (we can provide the projector and laptop if needed). The area needs to be large enough for the group to stand and participate in some exercises. Having access to a computer station for demonstrational purposes is also requested.

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What benefits can you achieve from our ‘Office Ergonomics and Safety’ training program?

  • Educating your staff on the significance of a correctly setup workstation
  • Huge return on investment by reducing the likelihood for injury to staff who spend a substantial part of their day working in front of a computer
  • Improved work efficiency where productivity has been reduced due to musculoskeletal complaints, headaches and fatigue
  • Minimise absenteeism resulting from injury