Person working on a laptop with external monitor with the closed captioning that reads "position the top of the monitor at about eye level."

New Computer Ergonomics Training in UC Learning Center

This new, interactive Computer Ergonomics training will prepare employees who use computers - onsite, remotely and hoteling space – to work more comfortably and efficiently.

Access Ergonomics Essentials for Computer Users

The course contains seven, short 1-3-minute animated videos about key office ergonomics concepts and a self-evaluation, including:

  • Laptop safety
  • Seating
  • Worksurfaces
  • Keyboards and mice
  • Monitors and lighting
  • Schedule and breaks
  • Putting it all together/Taking action

Plan to spend about 30 minutes completing this training, but it could take 60 minutes depending on the number of issues addressed.

If you have questions or feedback related this course, please contact the UC Davis Ergonomics Program at  

More About This Training

onsite, remote, hoteling space - illustrations of each served by this training


  • This course will help you improve your computer workstation, the way you work, and how you organize your workflow. You'll get personalized tips on how to take action and access available resources to make necessary changes.
  • Tips are available to meet different needs and department budgets.
  • This training was created through a collaboration between the UC Davis and UCSF Ergonomics Programs and is available now in the UC Learning Center, and is fully accessible to all users.