Faculty/Staff Ergonomics

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Be Well at Work - Ergonomics is an ergonomics program for faculty and staff at UC Berkeley. 

The program promotes ergonomics in campus work environments through assessments, workshops, consultations, and implementation of UCOP design guidelines.  Our goal is to help fit jobs to people.

Services provided include:

  • Training programs in computer ergonomics, back care and body mechanics, laboratory ergonomics, and specialized ergonomics workshops for jobs involving tool use or lifting.  
  • Matching Funds Program for purchase of ergonomic furniture and accessories. 
  • Preventive worksite evaluations in computer and non-computer environments for jobs requiring the use of tools, lifting and handling materials, or laboratory work.   
  • Post-injury worksite evaluations are coordinated through the campus Occupational Health Clinic or Disability Management Services. 
  • Consultation to Capital Projects on ergonomic issues in the design stage of construction or remodeling projects. 
  • Consultation to Strategic Sourcing on recommended workstation furniture and accessories to address ergonomic risks on campus.

Meet the Ergonomics Team

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Greg Ryan

Campus Ergonomist

(510) 642-5549


Nathaniel Chung

Campus Ergonomist

(510) 664-5537