Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Office Ergonomics (online course)

Office Ergonomics (online course)

Learn how to set up a safe, healthy and productive office workspace, and how to work safely in an office environment
Cost: EMA Member: $75 + GST, 

Non-Member: $125 + GST

Where & when: available online to suit your timing, with no travel required. Around 60 minutes to complete, but time, duration and sessions are flexible.


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Who’s this course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who has to spend a substantial amount of time in an office environment, particularly in one place. If you want to know how to your set up your computer workstation and regulate environmental factors such as lighting, this is for you.

What’s included?


  • Common health risks in the office environment
  • How to set up equipment like chairs and computer screens, and how to arrange the items on your desk
  • Ways to manage problems caused by noise, temperature and lighting
  • How structuring work tasks and breaks can help to reduce the risk of injury and illness.


What you’ll learn:

This foundation-level course explores the health risks workers face within an office environment. Delivered online, in the space of roughly 60 minutes you’ll learn how to work safely, including how to set up a safe, healthy and productive workspace.

After, you’ll be able to…


  • Know the common risks and hazards associated with working in a typical office environment.
  • Set up your workspace to keep yourself comfortable and safe.
  • Know how to structure your work and manage problems around you.


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