Lunch And Learns

We provide Lunch and Learn sessions, Tailgate Talks and everything in between!  A sample of some of our most popular classes is listed below.  We can also tailor any of these classes to your specific company or industry, or can create new classes from scratch.  ErgoRisk also offers train-the-expert sessions for office and industrial environments to help you manage your ergonomics program in-house.  Let us know your need and we will make it happen!

Outside Workers:

1.   General musculoskeletal injury awareness: Risk factors, ergonomic principles, early signs and symptoms, movement safety and biomechanics, warm-ups and stretching

2.   Functional Spinal Stabilization (Back-On-Track): Anatomy and biomechanics of the spine, core stability principles, functional work techniques, proper lower extremity warm-up and hip flexibility

3.   The Upper Extremity: Shoulder, Forearm, Wrist/Hand: Anatomy and biomechanics, shoulder stability principles, functional work techniques, common disorders (rotator cuff impingement, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinopathies) and how to manage them.

4.   The Knee, Foot and Ankle: Anatomy, biomechanics, alignment and muscle balance, patellofemoral issues (pain under the knee cap), orthotics and quality work boot characteristics, warm-up and exercise principles, common conditions and how to manage them.

Office Workers:

1.   Ergonomics 101: This lively and practical session includes information on risk factors, ergonomic principles, early signs and symptoms, how to set up your computer (chair, keyboard, mouse, monitor, phone, documents), safe work postures, and stretching.

2.    Laptop Ergonomics:  This class is similar to Ergonomics 101 but is focused on laptop users and focuses on setting up laptops correctly in the office, at client sites, and when traveling.The session also includes information on risk factors, ergonomic principles and early Signs and symptoms.   

3.   Office Stretching: This is a practical session full of demonstration and group practice.  It includes a brief introduction to ergonomics, benefits of stretching and microbreaks, followed by how to incorporate stretching into your day and practice with a variety of office appropriate stretches.