Ergonomics

The following ergonomics resources are available for employees experiencing discomfort, pain or safety concerns related to work design.

On-Line Resources

1. Ergonomic Services for UNMC
2. Computer Workstation Ergonomics Training
3. UNMC Computer Workstation Self-Assessment
4. Computer Workstation Ergonomics Guide
5. Sit/Stand Station Ergonomics Guide

Requests for Ergonomics Assessments

1. Ergonomic computer workstation assessment
Prior to requesting an ergonomic assessment at a computer workstation, please complete a brief on-line computer ergonomics training and self-assessment.  If pain or discomfort persists, please discuss with your manager before requesting an assessment via pkalaga@nebraskamed.com and contact UNMC Employee Relations: Angela Hayes 402-559-4371 (COM and B&F) or Deb Motl 402-559-8534 (All other Colleges).

2. Ergonomic assessment at work-sites
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort associated with any work tasks or equipment, or have a physical safety concern which requires further assessment, (for work tasks not related to working at a computer workstation), please discuss with your manager before requesting an assessment via pkalaga@nebraskamed.com and contact UNMC Employee Relations:  Angela Hayes 402-559-4371 (COM and B&F) or Deb Motl 402-559-8534 (All other Colleges).

3. ADA work accommodations involving ergonomic adjustments
If you require ergonomic adjustments at your worksite as part of ADA work accommodations, for providing pain relief or improving the functionality of your work setup due to a health condition or injury, please discuss with your manager before requesting an ergonomic assessment via pkalaga@nebraskamed.com and contact UNMC Employee Relations:  Angela Hayes 402-559-4371 (COM and B&F) or Deb Motl 402-559-8534 (All other Colleges).

Ergonomics Safety Training

If you are interested in scheduling an Ergonomics training tailored to specific work tasks and work sites, for preventing musculoskeletal injuries to the back and spine, hands and wrists, shoulders, etc., please request training via pkalaga@nebraskamed.com.