As part of our commitment to excellence at the University of Wisconsin System Administration (UWSA) and the mission of the UWSA Office of Risk Management (ORM), we assist UW System campuses with a diverse and complex range of occupational safety and health programs and provide strategic guidance, leadership and system-wide coordination and cooperation of resources to ensure our mission of providing a safe environment for each campus community and visitors.
The goal of ergonomics is to create an environment that is well-suited to an employee’s physical needs. This webpage offers ergonomic information to enable employees to modify their workstations and to understand how to achieve better alignment and balance while sitting and standing.
For specific ergonomic questions, please contact:
In an effort to reduce slip, trip and fall injuries for State of Wisconsin employees, the Bureau of State Risk Management and UW System Risk Management partnered in producing a statewide campaign.
The Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention Manual has detailed information.