Workplace Ergonomics

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Course mode: 
Self-paced online

Intended Audience

This course is recommended for University personnel seeking to understand the fundamentals of ergonomics in an office, laboratory, or animal handling work environment.


This course teaches the fundamentals of ergonomics as well as ergonomic risk factors in office, laboratory, and animal handling settings.

This online course is hosted on a training vendor’s website. Click here to download instructions for registering and accessing the course.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201