Onsite Consulting

Ergonomics Consulting


Since 1979, The Back School has established itself as the leading provider of ergonomics assessment certification training, injury prevention education and consulting services. Our staff of world-class, widely renowned experts; client specific proprietary training and online educational products; industry-leading training materials and informative web site, will improve your bottom-line by increasing work quality, worker productivity, job satisfaction and employee health and wellness.

Our Ergonomics Services include:

  • Client specific proprietary onsite training and online educational programs
  • Assisting employers to identify potential hazards in the workplace including onsite and remote ergonomics assessments.
  • Recommendations of specific approaches or options for solving safety and/or health problems
  • Providing employers with a written report summarizing our findings
  • Assistance in establishing or improving Power Zone® injury and Workplace Athlete prevention programs
  • Work N’ Stretch Program teaches employees warm-up stretching and strengthening exercises for specific tasks or occupations
  • Developing company specific and/or site specific web based or video programs and printed materials for ongoing training programs
  • Choosing the correct, cost effective ergonomics products for any job
  • Identifying additional resources available to employers for further technical assistance as needed
  • Continual support online or over the phone
  • Remote ergonomics assessments via smartphone or camera enabled desktop/laptop
  • Remote lunch and learn presentations

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Ron Porter, Director of The Back School, is one of 5 individuals to receive the prestigious American Society of Safety Engineers President's Award in 2016. This honor is presented by the ASSE President in recognition of special service to the Society.

We have worked with over 500 companies, from small to Fortune 100, comprising a diversified range of industries (including government agencies, the military and insurance companies) in industrial/manufacturing, healthcare and office environments.

To learn more about our customized Ergonomics Consulting programs, contact us!

Our clients include:




US Foods

Kimberly Clark Corporation

American Association of Health Nurses

P.P.G. Industries

Kaiser Health Care Systems

 American Society of Safety Engineers

E. I. DuPont

Georgia Pacific Corporation

Peachtree Window & Door Corporation

Shell Oil Company

Georgia School Board Association

Pulp & Paper Association

DS Waters

Gateway Health Systems

Healthcare Innovations of Virginia

U. S. Navy

Healthfield Corporation

Merck Pharmaceuticals Corporation


Southwire Corporation

Stanley Flagg Steel Corporation

BellSouth Mobility

Colorado Safety Council

McKee Foods Corporation (Little  Debbie)

Cingular Wireless

Nebraska Safety Council

Graham Packaging Company

Argosy Health

Tennessee Safety Council

All American Gourmet

Frito-Lay Corporation

Texas Safety Association

Mead Paper Corporation

Plantation Pipeline

Atlanta Metropolitan College

Standard Telephone

Austell Box Board

Fort Worth Dept. of Transportation

International Safety Instruments

Caraustar Industries

Greenbay Packaging Corporation

TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority)

McNeary Insurance

Georgia Safety Council

Georgia Department of Revenue

St. Paul Insurance

New Hampshire Physical Therapy Assoc.

Southern Technological College

City of Atlanta

Ohio Physical Therapy Association

North Carolina Hospital Association

Egleston Hospital

New York Physical Therapy Association

Georgia Department of Labor

DeKalb County

North Carolina Physical Therapy Assoc.

Hayes Medical Center

Southeastern Safety & Health Conference