Ergonomics


The SFU Ergonomics Program consists of an Ergonomics Policy, consultation on purchasing furniture and equipment, awareness training and workstation assessments. For any ergonomics queries, please contact ergo_safe@sfu.ca

Office Ergonomics

Training

Office Ergonomics training has been developed for all SFU employees who perform computer work. It's purpose is to inform employees of common musculoskeletal injuries, ergonomics risk factors associated with computer work, and teach them how to set up a comfortable and safe workspace. 

Click here to enroll in the Canvas course

Computer Workstations Resource Documents

Workstation Assessments

The WorksafeBC Regulation "Ergonomics Requirements: Part 4" requires that SFU assesses workstations and work activities.

EHRS conducts assessments and provides recommendations via email or a report if required. Supervisors are expected to follow up on recommendations.

SFU employees are strongly encouraged to complete the Office Ergonomics Training before requesting an assessment. 

Prior to submitting a request for an office ergonomics assessment, please complete the Ergonomics Self-Assessment Checklist. The completed pdf can be uploaded with the webform linked below.

Click here to request a workstation assessment via webform