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OHTA W506 – Ergonomics Essentials

Description

Aims

This course aims to:

Provide a broad-based introduction to ergonomic principles and their application in the design of work,

equipment and the workplace. Consideration is given to musculo-skeletal disorders, manual handling,

ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as to the social and legal aspects.


Learning Outcomes

  • On completing this course successfully, the student will be able to:
  • apply ergonomic principles to the creation of safer, healthier and more efficient and effective activities in the workplace;
  • conduct ergonomic risk assessments;
  • develop appropriate control measures for ergonomic risk factors;
  • describe work-related causes of musculo-skeletal disorders;•design a workplace according to good ergonomic principles;
  • assess ergonomic aspects of the working environment and work organisation


Course Format

Normally run as a 5 day taught course [minimum 45 hours including lectures, tutorials,

practical/demonstration sessions, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].

There will be a 40 short answer question “open book” examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes.

Topics

                                                    Content

Topic

Title

Time Allocation

1

Overview of Ergonomics

20%

2

Ergonomics Methods & Techniques

20%

3

Musculo-skeletal Disorders

20%

4

Workplace, Job and Product Design

20%

5

Relevant Physical Factors of the Work Environment

10%

6

Standards and Social Aspects

10%

 


Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Ergonomics
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Apex Environmental cc

Info

Location On-line Real time ( GMT+2 ) delivery and attendance
Starts 08 Mar 2021 08:30
Ends 15 Mar 2021 16:00
Course leader Naadiya Nadasen Registered Occupational Hygienist (SAIOH)
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