Office Ergonomics: Definition & Benefits


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When Abby complained about shoulder pain, her employer brought in someone to evaluate her body position and how she performs her job. This person specializes in _____.

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1. When an office worker is having hand pain, what ergonomic solutions are available to help?

2. When Tom requested that he be able to alternate between sorting paperwork and typing throughout the day instead of just sorting paperwork in the morning and typing in the afternoon, what type of ergonomic change was made?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see what you know about office ergonomics. The definition of this term and its benefits are some topics covered on the multiple-choice quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these assessments is to check your knowledge of:

  • Benefits of ergonomics
  • Types of ergonomics
  • Working without ergonomics
  • Dealing with hand pain

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson about ergonomics used in the office setting
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about dealing with hand pain
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the benefits of office ergonomics and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

In order to acquire more knowledge about this type of ergonomics, use the lesson titled, Office Ergonomics: Definition & Benefits. Use this lesson to cover the following objectives:

  • Name several industries that may present ergonomic challenges
  • Review different ergonomic solutions
  • Identify the pros of office ergonomics