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Ergonomics

Work Anywhere: ergonomics

Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between people and their physical work environment. Stanford University's Ergonomics program was created to promote employee health by decreasing workplace exposure to ergonomic risk factors.

Ergonomics training and resources

Stanford offers training and resources to keep you healthy and productive.

Computer workstation furniture

When you work on your computer for an hour or longer, Stanford Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) recommends the following equipment:

  • Adjustable-height monitor
  • Adjustable ergonomic chair
  • Keyboard tray or adjustable-height table

Note: Please see the Ergonomic Product List for help selecting appropriate ergonomic furniture. Contact EH&S (723-0448) for additional assistance.

Last modified December 9, 2015