Ergonomics Program

The University of Delaware's Ergonomics Program has been developed to assist University employees with the identification and modification of work-related ergonomic risk factors where necessary and feasible to ensure a safe and healthful work environment. Information regarding the University's Ergonomics Program, as well as additional resources regarding ergonomics issues in the workplace, can be obtained at the following links:

  • Attend Computer Workstation Ergonomic Training
  • Schedule a Workstation Consultation
    • No charge, on-site evaluation to determine ergonomic risk factors and recommend proper adjustments to your workstation.
    • Contact EHS at or x8475.
    • Once a consultation has been scheduled, please complete and submit this form.
    • Approximately 4 weeks after the consultation, please complete and submit this form.
  • Ergonomic Chair Loan Program
    • “Test drive” a chair before you make a decision to purchase it. Chairs are available for a loan of three weeks, free of charge. Schedule to meet an EHS staff member to view the various chairs available for loan at or x8475.
    • For information on the chairs available, click here.
  • Ergonomic Equipment Loan Program for Computer Workstations
    • EHS has a selection of Ergonomic Equipment for a loan of three weeks each, free of charge.
    • These items include:
      • Sit-stand desktops such as the Varidesk and the Humanscale Quickstand
      • Various document holders
      • Alternatives to the standard mouse, such as the RollerMouse
      • Laptop stands to allow ergonomic use of a laptop
    • Contact EHS at or x8475.
    • For information on the equipment available, click here.
  • Ergonomic Resources
  • Suppliers of Computer Workstation Products
  • University Physical Therapy

To request an Ergonomic Evaluation please email the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at: Additional questions regarding ergonomic issues may be addressed to EHS or call x8475.