Revised on
01/27/17 01:49pm

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Ergonomics & Body Mechanics

  1. Is there a loaner program to test out the program?
  2. Can a department avoid purchasing ergonomic equipment for an employee due to budget constraint?
  3. Are there any funds on campus for ergonomic equipment?

Is there a loaner program to test out the program?

No, there is no program to borrow product. Most products ordered have a 30 return policy from their vendors if the employee is not fully satisfied with the product.

Can a department avoid purchasing ergonomic equipment for an employee due to budget constraint?

No, under the general clause rule of Cal OSHA, it is the responsibility of the department to provide equipment for the employee for any known risks.

Are there any funds on campus for ergonomic equipment?

At this time, there is no funds available for ergonomic equipment purchases.