Simple Steps to Improve Your Comfort at Work
February 2 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Your Computer
Whether working on campus, at home, or at the local coffee shop, it is important to set up your computer workstation to allow for neutral postures and take adequate rest breaks. The cumulative effect of doing computer-related tasks whether using a desktop, laptop, cell phone, or tablet may increase the risk of chronic neck, shoulder, and back injuries as well as repetitive stress injuries of the hands and wrists.
If you want to learn how to prevent work related aches, pains, and tension, then this webinar is for you! You will discover how to reduce your risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder through proper ergonomics and how to arrange your workstation for comfort, no matter where you are working. We will also explore the importance of movement and stretches for computer users and strategies to incorporate different types of breaks into your daily routine.
Instructors: Kristine Kohn, MSc, CPE, LSSGB, is the injury prevention manager for Stanford Environmental Health and Safety. She has over 15 years of experience providing ergonomics assessments, creating and delivering training, and developing and managing corporate ergonomics programs for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies across many industry sectors with proven results for increased productivity and decreased injury costs.
Connor Wilms, CEAS I, CES, has been with Stanford Environmental Health and Safety for four years serving as an ergonomist for the University and SLAC. He comes from an active lifestyle and heavy sports background and has been in the health industry professionally for almost 10 years, starting as a personal trainer and then moving into the occupational setting.