Ergonomics Training Academy

The purpose of our virtual training academy is to educate and inspire organizations to transform the way they work through ergonomics and safe work practices. Employee and professional certificate courses are open for enrollment.

Invest in Employee Performance

Our Train the Ergonomics Evaluator Self-Paced Course is open for enrollment now through May 15, 2020.

The Worksite International Ergonomics Training Academy offers two tracks of learning: An Employee Track and a Professional Track leading to Certification. 

Our online employee training programs focus on improving employee knowledge and safe work practices in the office, lab or on the shop floor. Our professional certificate courses help develop internal expertise for chair asset management and ergonomic evaluation skills. 

Our employee programs include employee job aids, rich in resources for self-care and safe work practices. Our professional certificate courses include our validated ergonomics evaluation systems.

Give employees the knowledge, skills and proficiency they need to work correctly and safely. All courses are available live at your location, by webinar or by an online, self-paced, interactive learning experience for employees. 

Corporate licensing available for all programs. Review our e-learning catalogue and sign up today!

Professional Ergonomics Training Leading to Certifications

Follow our pathway to certification in all aspects of organizational ergonomics. Focus on becoming a Chair Assessment Specialist (CASp) or advance to an Office Ergonomics Specialist (COESp); or ultimately become a Certified Ergonomics Process Manager using our exclusive e-learning methods and validated evaluation software, forms and tools (coming in 2020).

Chair Assessment and Fit Training®

Chair Assessment and Fit Training®

Your ergonomic chairs are the most important tool in the workplace aside from the computer driving employee productivity. In this course, you'll learn to assess and inventory your chairs for quality, comfort and sustainability. Additional e-Learning is available to learn how to prescribe an ergonomic chair for one individual to your entire organization. 

This self-paced,  e-learning course includes our novel Ergonomic Chair Assessment Tools to help you determine whether to keep, repair or replace your chairs and then how to fit employees.  Completion of all course requirements  (Chair Assessment and Fitting training) results in earning your certification as a Chair Assessment Specialist (CASp) using the Worksite International Chair Assessment System.  Enroll now....Learn More

Train the Ergonomics Evaluator®

Train the Ergonomics Evaluator®

Have you been asked to perform ergonomic evaluations for your company but you are not really prepared for it? Are you currently a PT or other Healthcare Provider wanting to break into the ergonomics industry? Or perhaps you are already certified as a CEAS or CEES and want additional evaluation skills and tools. 

If the answer is yes, then this entry-level workshop leading to certification is for you! You'll learn basic office ergonomics theory and principles to evaluate healthy employees who need assistance with workstation set up, chair adjustment or other common concerns. Upon completion of all course requirements, you'll earn a certificate as an Office Ergonomics Specialist (COESp) using the Worksite International System of Ergonomics Evaluation

Our self-paced training begins on May 1, 2020. Register now and save $147.00 on enrollment. 

Certified Ergonomics Process Manager (CEPM)

Certified Ergonomics Process Manager (CEPM)

Learn how to launch and manage a robust ergonomics process for a small to midsize business using our valid ErgoProSys process including database tracking software, forms and tools. Establish roles and responsibilities with critical team members; develop a simple process flow to gain momentum while driving change in your organization! Reduce injuries within the first year of launch for an immediate return on investment. Earn your Certificate as an Ergonomics Process Manager (CEPM) and advance your career in ergonomics. Begins Summer 2020. 

Step by Step Video Guide to Workstation Setup

Step by Step Video Guide to Workstation Setup

This mini-course will show you the Worksite International Five Step Methodology to setting up a seated and standing workstation along with the common anthropometric measures to take in the office. You'll learn the measuring secrets of an Ergonomist! Includes a simple checklist to determine whether the workstation meets or doesn't meet the criteria for an ergonomic workstation. Earn a Certificate of Achievement upon course completion. 

Introductory Employee Training Track

Our online and live courses for employees will increase accountability and empower safe work practices for a healthier workplace.

Office Ergonomics: Working in Comfort®

Office Ergonomics: Working in Comfort®

This is our most popular training delivered either live on location or as a web-based presentation to give your employees a roadmap to setting up their work area correctly and managing mild musculoskeletal discomforts. This high impact class is essential for all computer users. Portal is open for enrollment. Learn More

Back to Basics: Back Safety and Material Handling Techniques®

Back to Basics: Back Safety and Material Handling Techniques®

Your employees will gain a basic understanding of spine anatomy and the function of the back so they understand how and why they should protect themselves from common problems often occurring with unsafe lifts. A variety of safe lifting techniques are introduced in different scenarios. Coming soon online....Learn More
Preventing Work Injuries for Hotel Cleaning Staff®

Preventing Work Injuries for Hotel Cleaning Staff®

Designed specifically for hotel housekeepers based on the new Cal-OSHA Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (3345) regulation. This online training explains the risks, exposure, and hazards of routine tasks leading to common injuries experienced by housekeepers. Includes employee and supervisor strategies and alternatives to improve work practices. Coming soon online... Learn More
The ABC’s of Laboratory Ergonomics®

The ABC’s of Laboratory Ergonomics®

Working safely in the lab can be challenging due to the routine repetitive manual tasks required. Learn how to identify the early signs and symptoms leading to the most common injuries in the lab, along with understanding the ergonomic risk factors inherent in bench work, pipetting, biosafety hood use and microscopes.  Coming soon online....Learn More

 

Lead the Way: Advanced Ergonomics Training for Your Executive Housekeeping Team®

Lead the Way: Advanced Ergonomics Training for Your Executive Housekeeping Team®

Ensure that your Housekeeping Managers and Supervisors are prepared to comply with the CAL-OSHA Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention (3345) regulations. This live one day training focuses on how to perform an ergonomic evaluation of the most common housekeeping tasks and how to remedy ergonomic risk factor exposures. Live training only...  Learn More
Work@Home Ergonomics Training

Work@Home Ergonomics Training

Our comprehensive Work@Home Ergonomics program consists of our pre-recorded Work@Home Ergonomics webinar, a short quiz to assure knowledge gained; employee job aids and an opportunity to request a remote ergo-coaching session to maximize home office ergo setup. Available as a live webinar for your remote workers, individual use or corporate licensing.  Great for self-employed entrepreneurs also. 

Our Students are Thrilled!

Our Students are Thrilled!
  • “Great and informative… new approach to Ergonomics.” ~ R. Flenoid, Superior Foods
  • “Class was great, got a lot out of it!” ~ B. Rodriguez, Superior Foods
  • “I would recommend Alison. She is a great mentor… clear and concise.” ~ A. Puga, National Custom Packing
  • “Informative class….left with the tools to help our employees be more comfortable and productive.” ~ V. Murguia, McSherry and Hudson
  • “Great workshop! Very informative!” ~ S. Rose, Bay Federal Credit Union