Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Sittingsafe®

    • Welcome to Sittingsafe®

    • What would you like to get out of this course?

    • Introduction to Sittingsafe®, Ergonomics and Bionomics™

    • Survey - Where do you feel discomfort?

    • Ergonomics and Bionomics™ Quiz

  • 2

    Anatomy and "The Hidden Enemy"

    • Anatomy and "The Hidden Enemy"

    • Anatomy and "The Hidden Enemy" Quiz

  • 3

    Feet to Head

    • How to set up any workstation for you from your feet to your head

    • Feet to Head Quiz

    • Laptop Compromise

    • Laptop Use Quiz

    • What Have You Learned?

    • What Have You Learned Quiz

  • 4

    Sittingsafe 3-Minute Workout

    • Introduction to Stretching and Contraindications

    • Contraindications Quiz

    • Neck Stretches

    • Chin Tuck

    • Cross Shoulder Pull

    • Reach and Climb and Hang and Shake

    • Finger Stretch and Hand and Wrist Stretches

    • Hamstring Stretch

    • Stretching Quiz

    • Chest and Shoulder Stretch

    • Back Extension

    • Eye Strain 20-20 Exercise

    • Eye Vacation

    • Stretching Quiz

    • Post Stretching Question

  • 5

    Closing and Summary

    • Closing and Summary

    • Quick Ergonomic Guide (download and print)

    • Final Course Survey

Instructor(s)

CEO

Dennis Downing

Dennis Downing has been in the Workers Comp and Injury Prevention field for over 28 years. He is the founder and CEO of one of the largest injury prevention companies in the US - Future Industrial Technologies (FIT). Mr. Downing co-created the Backsafe® and Sittingsafe® injury prevention programs and a new field within ergonomics called Bionomics™.

Injury Prevention Specialist

Dr. James Clapper

Dr. Clapper is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer in the field of Occupational Injury Prevention. His background includes private practice, teaching in clinical settings and training athletes from professional and semi-pro ranks to coaching Jr. High wrestling. Dr. Clapper knows how the human body is designed to perform, how it works with least risk of injury and how injuries heal stronger and faster. Over the last 20 years, he has dedicated his career and reputation to the prevention of injuries by teaching the Backsafe® and Sittingsafe® program to a myriad of industries including airline personnel, fire services/first responders, police, public works, distribution, transportation, utility/energy, housekeeping, food service, trades professionals, office, dispatch, engineering, lab and many more.

Learn How to Get Yourself Out of Pain

This practical workshop teaches you how to ergonomically adjust any workstation for your specific needs without the use of fancy or expensive equipment.