Principles Of Ergonomics Awareness

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Principles Of Ergonomics Awareness

Course #: UASC-HS-096-A 4

Course Duration: 4 Hours

Course Description:

This 4 hour course is the basic framework for understanding and applying ergonomics principles. The course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control work place conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of industrial terminals and machinery, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and transfers in industry such as health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment, with practical exercises in manual lifting and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies.

Course Topics:

  • Ergonomics Defined
  • Common contributing conditions that cause musculoskeletal disorders
  • The risk factors and impact on the worker, task, and environment
  • Lifting and moving materials
  • Work station design
  • Fitting the job to the worker
  • Ergonomic case studies and controlling the factors

Who Should Attend:

This course is a must for safety and health professionals and employees who wish to learn about the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the work place.

Regulatory Requirements:

OSHA Ergonomic Guidelines

OSHA General Duty Clause 5A

Additional Details:

No details provided.

Upcoming Dates:

No details provided.

Service Locations:

Massachusetts, Rhode Island

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