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W 506 - Ergonomics Essentials


Course aims to:

  • Introduce ergonomics (musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling etc0
  • Learn to apply ergonomics in the design of work, equipment and workplace including social and legal concerns

After Completion of the course, the student will learn to:

  • Optimize efficiency and effectiveness of activities in the workplace using ergonomic solutions.
  • Understand ergonomic risk assessments and appropriate control measures
  • Understand causes of upper limb disorders and how to reduce them
  • Understand impact of workplace layout and equipment design\
  • Appreciate environmental aspects of good ergonomic design


General Principles

Biological ergonomics 

Psychology at work

Developing an Ergonomic Strategy 

Methods and Techniques to include work design, risk management, measurements and information gathering

Musculoskeletal disorders

Workplace, Job and Product Design

Physical factors of work environment

Standards and Social aspects

Measuring impact of ergonomics 

Training info

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


Location Hyderabad
Starts 19 Apr 2017 09:00
Ends 22 Apr 2017 18:00
Course leader Lalitha Burra, PhD, CIH
Places 20
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