Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the study of the workplace environment and work practices, to maximize efficiency and minimize stress on the human musculoskeletal system. In an effort to reduce discomfort and risk of injury in the workplace, EHS provides George Mason University employees ergonomic self-assessment tools and professional ergonomic assessments. These services are provided at no cost to the employee.

Please use the following resources to evaluate and modify your office workstation:

Please use the following resources to evaluate and modify your office workstation:

If you are unable to eliminate discomfort or would like assistance with evaluating your workstation, please contact EHS to request an ergonomics assessment.

Ergonomics Brochure

Click the image below to download the Ergonomics brochure. Developed by EHS, this brochure contains useful ergonomic tips that you can use to prevent strain at your workstation.