Office Ergonomics FAQs

Below are questions our team has fielded in the past on topics relating to office ergonomics.

If you don't see your question here, please direct it to:
Ergonomics Team, ergoteam@ucdavis.edu

  • 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.