Laboratory Ergonomics Tutorial Guidelines

Tutorial Overview

This tutorial is set up so you can move through the different sections in the way you’re most comfortable. If you choose to review the information sequentially, simply click on the “Next” command after reviewing each screen. Otherwise, if you choose to jump around the sections, click on “Home” after completing the screen and this will take you back to this table of contents screen.


Be Aware of Your Posture

Repetitive Pipetting

Computer Workstation


Biosafety Cabinets and Laboratory Workbenches

Micro-Manipulation and Fine Motor Skills

Microtome & Cryostat Work

Flow Cytometers

Glove Boxes


Overhead Lifting

Additional Resources