• Content

    3 hours of interactive online content that includes presentations, practical video demonstrations, educational handouts, short assessments and certificate of completion

  • Learn At Your Own Pace

    Our course is divided into modules that can be undertaken at your own pace and in your own time to suit the busy health practitioner's schedule

  • Learning Outcomes

    Key elements covered include a review of the desk, chair, equipment accessories and workstation environmental considerations

  • Your Presenters

    The course has been developed by osteopath Heath Williams of CWHA & Principle Four Osteopathy / physiotherapist Wade Brennan of CWHA & Central Physio & Health

  • ESSA and Myo Association Accredited

    The Myotherapy Association has accredited this course for 3 points in Category – Informal. ESSA have accredited this course for 3 points

  • AHPRA Registered Allied Health Professionals

    AHPRA registered practitioners (osteopaths, physiotherapists and chiropractors) will be able to claim 3 hours of professional development for undertaking this course.

  • Clinic Special Offer

    We have set up a pricing structure for clinics wishing to up skill their entire team. 2-3 practitioners $250, 4-6 practitioners $330, 7-9 practitioners $500. Should you purchase one of these offers you will need to email admin@corporateworkhealth.com to arrange a special discount code for practitioners to sign up following the purchase of this offer. Please purchase and sign up using your clinic email address

We cover the following

  • Review ergonomic principles relating to the individual office workstation

  • Review and implement a step by step process to setting up a worker or client at their workstation

  • Review the literature regarding office workstation ergonomics and how to implement this according to the worker's or client's needs

  • Discuss the common workplace issues relating to office workstation ergonomics and how to address these

  • Review common equipment accessories and considerations on when to prescribe these

  • Case based approach to working with a worker or client with a musculoskeletal complaint

  • 11 learning modules and multi choice quizzes to assess your learning

  • Certificate of completion provided at the completion of the course for your professional development requirements

  • Sign up and complete our online course and as a BONUS receive a $129 discount off our LIVE 1 day office ergonomic risk assessment training course for allied health professionals in Australia

  • We have set up a pricing structure for clinics wishing to up skill their entire team. 2-3 practitioners $250, 4-6 practitioners $330, 7-9 practitioners $500. Should you purchase one of these offers you will need to email admin@corporateworkhealth.com to arrange a special discount code for practitioners to sign up following the purchase of this offer. Please purchase and sign up using your clinic email address

Course Learning Modules

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Course Tips and Navigating Your Way Through Our Online Course

    • Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Course Notes - Downloadable

    • Additional course notes - COVID19 work from home considerations

  • 2

    Module 1 - Learning Outcomes & Ergonomic Principles

    • Learning Outcomes and Ergonomic Principles

    • Learning Objectives

    • Ergonomics Definition

    • Domains of Ergonomics

    • Risk Factors For MSDs

    • Office Ergonomics Research & Review

    • Job Task Analysis

    • Quiz

  • 3

    Module 2 - Chair

    • Chair and Desk Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Task Chair Ideal Features

    • Chair - Other Considerations

    • Ideal Chair Features

    • Taking A Look At Each Chair Adjustment Feature

    • Chair Seat Base Depth

    • Chair Seat Base Width

    • Measure Chair Base Size

    • Chair - Seat pan width and depth screen

    • Chair - Seat pan depth measurement and recommendations

    • Chair Seat Base Depth

    • Chair Seat Pan Adjustment

    • Chair - Seat pan width measurement and recommendation

    • Chair Seat Base Tilt

    • Chair - Seat pan tilt adjustment

    • Seat Modification Case Studies

    • Chair Backrest Height

    • Chair - Backrest height screening

    • Chair Backrest Tilt

    • Chair - Backrest height adjustment

    • Chair - Backrest height and angle adjustment

    • Chair Backrest Width

    • Chair Height Adjustability

    • Chair Back Rest Width Measurement & Recommendation

    • Chair - Height adjustment

    • Chair Back Rest Height Measurement & Recommendations

    • Chair Armrests

    • Desk And Chair Interaction

    • Accessories

    • Chair Quiz

  • 4

    Module 3 - Desk

    • Desk Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Desk Considerations

    • Adjustable Desk and Chair

    • Adjustable Desk To Suit Worker Sitting

    • Fixed Height Desk and Chair

    • Adjusting a chair to a non adjustable desk height

    • Mismatch between chair height adjustability and desk

    • Thigh Clearance Requirements

    • Workstation Set Up Birdseye View

    • Common Desk Measurements

    • Sit Stand Desk

    • Retrofit Sit Stand Desks

    • Sit and Stand Desk Selection

    • Pros and Cons Of Sit Stand Desks

    • Desk Comparisons

    • Sit and Stand Desk Comparison

    • Sit and Stand Desk Info

    • Standing Desk Height Adjustment

    • Transitioning From Sitting to Standing Desk Work

    • Footrest Installation For Worker Whos Feet Dont Touch Ground

    • Desk Research Review

    • Desk Research Review

    • Footrest

    • Desk Quiz

  • 5

    Module 4 - Keyboard and Mouse

    • Keyboard and Mouse Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Keyboard Optimal Set Up

    • Optimal Keyboard Position

    • Keyboard Non Optimal Set Up

    • Non Optimal Wrist Positions With Keyboard Use

    • Keyboard Alternatives

    • Mouse Use Observations

    • Mouse Optimal Set Up

    • Mouse Non Optimal Set Up

    • Mouse Alternatives

    • Alternate Mouse Options

    • Keyboard Research Review

    • Short Keyboard Use

    • Mouse Research Review

    • Wrist Rest Research Review

    • Gel Wrist Rest Use

    • Gel Wrist Rest Use With Mouse

    • Keyboard and Mouse Quiz

  • 6

    Module 5 - Monitor(s)

    • Monitor(s) Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Monitor Considerations

    • Optimal Monitor Position For Single Screen

    • Optimal Monitor Position For Dual Screen Use

    • Monitor Position With Multi Or Bi Focal Glasses

    • Monitor Research Review

    • Monitor(s) Quiz

  • 7

    Module 6 - Portable Devices

    • Portable Devices Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Laptop Ergonomics

    • Laptop Ergonomics Part 1

    • Laptop Ergonomics Part 2

    • Laptop Ergonomics Part 3

    • Tablets and Mobile Devices

    • Portable Devices Quiz

  • 8

    Module 7 - Other Desk Accessories

    • Other Desk Accessories Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Telephone

    • Document Use

    • Optimal Document Use

    • Poor Document Use

    • Document Research Review

    • Other Accessories Quiz

  • 9

    Module 8 - Environmental Considerations

    • Environmental Considerations Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Guidelines For Workstation Design

    • Lighting Considerations

    • Lighting Considerations

    • Lighting Considerations

    • Lighting Considerations

    • Lighting Considerations

    • Lighting Considerations

    • Temperature Considerations

    • Humidity Considerations

    • Noise Considerations

    • Space Considerations

    • Storage and Shelving Considerations

    • Environmental Quiz

  • 10

    Module 9 - Equipment Accessories

    • Equipment Accessories Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Desks

    • Chairs and Accessories

    • Monitor Stands

    • Keyboards and Accessories

    • Mouse and Accessories

    • Footrests

    • Document Holders

    • Travel and Home Considerations

  • 11

    Module 10 - Case Based Studies

    • Cased Based Studies Module

    • Learning Objectives

    • Case Study - Shorter Worker

    • Case Study - Taller Worker

    • Case Study - Lower Back Pain

    • Case Study - Upper Limb Disorder

    • Full Desk Setup Demonstration

    • Case Based Studies Quiz

  • 12

    COVID19 - Working From Home Considerations

    • COVID19 Working From Considerations & Educating The Client

  • 13

    Module 11 - References & Resources

    • References and Resources Module

    • Ergonomic Resources

    • Equipment Resources

    • References

    • References

    • References

    • References

    • Office Workstation Education Handout

    • Office Workstation Poster

    • Home office workstation poster

  • 14

    Feedback Form

    • CWHA Certificate Instructions

    • Online Course Survey

  • 15

    CWHA Documents

    • Privacy Policy

    • Policy Procedures & Cancellation Policy

Office Ergonomic Workstation Setup Training for Allied Health Professionals

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