Laboratory

Laboratory's can be unfriendly areas when it comes to ergonomics.  Laboratory tasks can include awkward postures, precision work with hands, reaching, and bending forward.  LBNL Ergonomics Program aims to address ergonomics risks in the laboratories. Please contact ergo@lbl.gov for assistance in examining your laboratory.

Arm Support and Padding
Design Guidelines
Ergo Guidelines
Ergonomics in Biosciences Presentation
Gloveboxes/Safety Cabinets
Lab Ergo Product Catalog
Laboratory Checklist
Microscopy
Pipetting
Saving Your Thumbs
Standing