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Campus Workstation Ergonomics

Overview

  • In general, the ergonomic process begins after an employee (or their Department) recognizes the need to improve their physical posture or campus/on-site workstation situation.
  • CSUSM’s assessment procedures were developed in a manner to address ways to help prevent or mitigate ergonomic problems within an office environment.

Ergonomic Evaluations

  • To assist CSUSM employees with accomplishing their duties in a safe working environment, SH&S performs ergonomic evaluations.
    • On-site evaluations are scheduled on specific days (normally Mondays and Wednesdays).
    • Employees are provided with a report, which summarizes the ergonomic issues identified in their workspace.  Observations are explained in the report, along with recommendations/suggestions that employees may discuss with their supervisor.
  • Employees desiring an evaluation at their on-site location may take the following steps: