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Ergonomics Training
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Ergonomics Training

APHIS Ergonomics


Ergonomics training is available to all APHIS employees upon request.  Ergonomics training is currently provided in the following formats:

  • Online self-assessments
  • Presentations
  • Video Loans
  • Webinars - The following ergonomics webinars are offered on a quarterly basis.  Register to participate via Aglearn.
    • Driving Ergonomics - Learn how to drive in a way that maximizes the natural ability of your body to move and respond to physical stress to decrease your risk for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.
    • Laboratory Ergonomics - Learn how to minimize awkward body postures and repetitive motions when performing laboratory tasks to decrease your risk for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.
    • Manual Materials Handling - Learn how to work in neutral posture and safe lifting techniques to prevent and or minimize your risk for back injuries and other work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.
    • Office Ergonomics Learn how to ensure the elements of your workstation (e.g., chair, keyboard, mouse, monitor, & other frequently used items) are properly positioned to decrease your risk for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort/disorders.


Ergonomics training may also be tailored for specific job tasks and functions. Contact the APHIS Ergonomics Program to request ergonomics training at 301-436-3175 for more information. 

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