Whether you work from home, an office, or on site, optimizing your workspace will reduce your risk of injury and increase your productivity.
Many people spend more waking hours at work every day than they do anywhere else. And the number of people making the transition to working remotely is on the rise. Whether you go into work every day or work from home, following certain best practices will optimize your work experience and lower your risk of injury.
This collection of 10 courses will teach you about workplace ergonomics, and how optimizing your work environment can significantly increase your comfort and productivity. You’ll learn about the most common causes of workplace injuries, and the simple steps you can take to prevent them. The courses will also discuss the proper way to deal with manual work and driving on site. Lastly, it will share some tips about how to successfully transition to working remotely.
Safety is crucial, and your team members can only be as productive as their environment allows them to be, making this course relevant for everyone.
Courses in collection
1-Slips, Trips, and Falls
Slips, trips, and falls in the workplace can have serious consequences. This course covers identifying hazards and taking preventative steps.
2-Use the Handrail
Over 1 million people in the US fall down stairs every year. This brief course covers safety practices and the importance of handrails.
Poorly organized cables have a risk of fraying and starting a fire. This course will help teams practice good and safe cable management.
4-Reporting a Hazard
Hazards in the workplace have serious risks. So, spotting and reporting them is vital. This course shows how to report hazards correctly.
This course covers how to correctly handle heavy objects and lift them without injuring yourself. You’ll also learn how to prevent accidents.
If your workstation isn’t set up to suit you best, then your productivity will suffer. Learn how to make your area safe and comfortable.
7-Don’t Speed On Site
Speeding on site is a serious problem that causes accidents every year. This course will cover the importance of following the speed limit.
8-Driving & Using Your Phone
Learn about the dangers of texting and driving, and how you can resist the urge to pick up your cellphone when you’re behind the wheel.
9-Don’t Walk & Text
While texting and walking may not seem like a dangerous activity, every day it causes accidents and injuries that are completely avoidable.
As remote work becomes more common, learn about the challenges of taking work out of the office and ways to overcome them.