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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Workstation Evaluations

APHIS Ergonomics

The APHIS Ergonomics Program provides individual workstation evaluations for all APHIS employees. Most workstation evaluations are provided onsite; however, some may be provided via telephone consultations. Workstation evaluations involve reviewing and assessing your daily job tasks performed and making necessary adjustments to minimize your potential for work-related musculoskeletal discomfort, which may lead to a work-related musculoskeletal disorder (e.g., lower back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and tendonitis).

Workstation evaluations are available regardless of the type of environment you work in. Evaluations are scheduled for 1 hour. Please complete an Ergonomics Service Request form to schedule a workstation evaluation. Call 301-436-3175 for more information.

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