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Ergonomics is an important part of health and safety at work, particularly for employees who spend the majority of their work day using computers. 

Formal requirements may be found in ESH Manual Chapter 54, "Ergonomics".


The SLAC Occupational Health Center offers ergonomic evaluations free of charge to SLAC employees and temporary employees.

To schedule a computer workstation evaluation, complete SLAC-internal page ESH Course 291 and then email .   Non-office evaluations can also be scheduled through this email.

Ergonomic Showroom

Visit the Ergonomic Showroom to see and try recommended office products. The showroom is available by appointment only at the Occupational Health Center, Building 28.

To schedule an appointment email .

Procurement of ergonomic equipment must be approved through your SLAC supervisor - please see the SLAC-internal page SLAC Ergonomic Product List Catalog to see what is available.

For general questions regarding ergonomics, or to schedule an ergonomic evaluation or showroom appointment, please email

Computer Workstation Ergonomics

To improve workstation ergonomics, review the following links:

Industrial Ergonomics

Before and After Examples




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