University of California, Riverside


Ergonomics Program

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What is Ergonomics?

Ergonomics is the science of fitting jobs and tools to people. It encompasses workstation, tool, and work-flow design to maximize efficiency and comfort.

Ergonomics is a method used to prevent discomfort and injury associated with repetitive motions, unchanging and/or poor postures, and forceful motions or grips on objects.

Services Offered

  • Ergo iSEAT, powered by Cardinus
    • The online training allows us to identify your risks, automate injury prevention activities and track and analyze your results.
  •  Individual Office Ergonomic Assessments
    • A comprehensive evaluation of an employee's computer workstation
  • Ergonomic Office Product Catalog or Laboratory Product Catalog
  • Matching Funds for recommended and approved ergonomic equipment
    • To help departments offset the cost of implementing recommended or approved office ergonomic equipment for UCR staff and faculty*
  • Ergonomic Department Training
  •  Break Reminder Software

Contact Information

(951) 827-3010

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Human Resources
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside,CA 92507

Fax: (951) 827-2672