Berkeley Lab

Teleworking Safety Tip

icon of person at deskTelework presents unique ergonomic challenges. Don’t ignore your discomfort. Get an ergo evaluation and make changes to your set-up. In August, four employees reported neck, shoulder, or wrist discomfort and got help. Contact a Lab ergo advocate at or call 510-486-6848.

The Berkeley Lab Ergonomics Program provides ergonomic support and services to help optimize employee safety and comfort; with the ultimate goal of reducing the likelihood and severity of ergonomic-related discomfort and/or injuries. The Ergonomics Program provides ergonomic evaluations, consultations, and training for offices, labs, shops and material handling areas. We also stock ergonomic chairs, input devices and accessories for you to test or purchase.