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Ergonomic Resource Fund

Qualifying for funding from Safety, Risk & Sustainability (SR&S) to purchase ergonomically-designed products.

This initiative was created to address the increasing incidence of computer-use related injuries in the office environments. SR&S has developed an ergonomics program involving awareness training, workstation evaluation, and campus consultation services. To qualify and apply for funding of ergonomically-designed and recommended products follow the directions below.

This program is intended for campus-funded employees who have completed ergonomic training, and an SR&S Evaluation. SR&S will accept applications from managers or their delegated authority. The program is not available to Auxiliary employees. For more information regarding the purpose and implementation of this program as well as frequently asked questions, please review the Purpose and FAQ Reference Sheet.

Funding amounts are based on availability of funds until April 15th of each Fiscal Year and are according to the scale below:

Total Purchase (Per Each Item)  Funding per Employee & per Item
$100 - $200 $75
$201 - $300 $150
$301 - $400 $200
$401 - $500 $300
$501 - $900 $400*

 * Please inquire for items priced above $900 regarding reimbursement

How To Apply

Affected Employee

  1. Ensure completion of an instructor-led course, or web-based training through ETC.
  2. Complete the workstation self-evaluation (form A)
  3. Request an Ergonomic Evaluation

Manager or Budget Coordinator 

3. Purchase Ergonomic Equipment

4. Apply for Ergonomic Resource Funds (Form B)

5. Submit all documents to SR&S

Questions? Check out the Purpose and FAQ Reference Sheet or contact SR&S at 760-750-4502  or ergonomics@csusm.edu.