Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist

CEAS I: Ergonomics Assessment Certification Workshop


Provides CEAS I™ Certification

Our training will teach you how to perform an OSHA-compliant ergonomics analysis applicable in the industrial, healthcare, and office workplace. In our basic occupational ergonomics workshop, you will learn to identify potential hazards that contribute to the development of musculoskeletal disorders. Using best practices, our method instructs implementation of cost-effective, high-impact solutions for prevention of workplace injury. By developing effective tools to market your ergonomics services, you can become a strategic partner with current and prospective internal and external customers in delivering practical solutions for risk reduction and increased employee productivity.

At the completion of this workshop, you will have earned your designation as a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEASTM) and receive 1.5 CEUs (in most states).

Those seeking additional in-depth ergonomics evaluation tools and their CEAS IITM designation, are encouraged to enroll in the CEAS II: Aging Workforce Ergonomics Solutions Certification Workshop.


  • Identify the anatomical areas susceptible to injuries and differentiate the causes, signs and symptoms of MSDs.
  • Learn the elements and application of an OSHA ergonomics jobsite analysis form.
  • Identify and implement correct methods for controlling risk factors.
  • Demonstrate and practice prevention strategies.
  • Explain successful marketing techniques for ergonomics programs.
  • Practice ergonomics problem solving.

CEAS II: Expanded Ergonomics Assessment Skills Certification

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Provides CEAS II™ Certification

The CEAS II workshop will provide enhanced skills for performing specialized ergonomics job assessments using quantifiable evaluation tools. With a specific focus on the aging workforce you will learn the differences between and uses of various evaluation tools, practical techniques for choosing cost effective solutions and methods to compile concise client reports. Additional topics included are specific to healthcare professionals, office markets and manual material handling job sites.


There are no prerequisites for this course. You are not required to be CEAS I Certified before taking this course.


  • Examine the impact of multiple facets of the aging workforce and ways to address these concerns that benefit ALL workers.
  • Review and practice using ergonomics’ assessment tools such as REBA, RULA and Roger’s Muscle Fatigue Analysis on selected samples.
  • Develop an enhanced understanding of the injury and rehabilitation process associated with a persistent injury.
  • Participate in group evaluations of selected industrial/healthcare/office work situations.
  • Expand participants’ knowledge base of issues encountered by Material Handlers and manufacturing and warehouse workers.
  • Discuss how shift work and sleep deprivation issues affect and influence Job Performance.
  • Understand and work through a “Job/Process/Task Hazard Analysis” project.
  • Learn options for an “ERGO Leader” program.

CEAS III: Practice & Management of Occupational Ergonomics


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Provides CEAS III™ Certification

The Back School’s online, interactive training course is a cost effective and easy to use. It allows you to learn at your own pace and take at your convenience. You have 90 days in which to complete this 16 contact hour online workshop.

This advanced course (16 contact hours/1.6 CEU’s) was designed specifically for The Back School and provides an advanced ergonomics assessment methodology.

Designed by a Certified Professional Ergonomist, the course will teach participants to recognize, analyze, and recommend cost-effective ergonomics changes to the workplace, machines, hand tools, and work methods. Participants will also understand what drives customers to request professional ergonomics services.

This is not an introductory course. Prior ergonomics course completion (such as, but not limited to, our CEASI or CEAS II Certification Workshops) or experience in ergonomics assessments is recommended.

Advanced Office Ergonomics Assessment Specialist Online Certification (AOEAS)

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Provides AOEAS™ Certification

Developed by Board Certified Professional Ergonomist, Danielle Barzoloski, MPT, CPE, this all new certification course helps learners identify and resolve the common risk factors in all manner of office environments.

You’ll view a variety of case studies, from standard offices and cubicles, to non-standard environments like the automobile or hotel room, resolving the ergonomics risks. Application of these principles contributes to the reduction of ergonomics injuries, and increased productivity and employee satisfaction.

You’ll also examine a wide range of ergonomics equipment useful in mitigating risk. You will also learn how to perform a detailed cost-benefit analysis, outlining the return on investment of effective ergonomics intervention.

There are no prerequisites for taking this course. However, this is not an entry level course and it is assumed that you have taken CEAS I or have equivalent level experience or training.


  • Understand the causal link between risk factors in the worker, risk factors on the job, and musculoskeletal disorders
  • Adapt basic ergonomics principles to office settings
  • Review ergonomics applications in various non-traditional settings
  • Revisit various ergonomics assessment tools for the office environment
  • Examine a wide variety of ergonomic equipment
  • Learn how a consultant should provide office ergonomic assessments
  • Understand how to problem solve and instruct workers in the prevention and containment of risk of injury
  • Examine a variety of case studies in various settings
  • Learn to draft a detailed cost-benefit analysis

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