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W506 – Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)



1. Overview of Ergonomics

a. General Principles

b. Biological Ergonomics

c. Psychology

d. Developing an Ergonomics Strategy at Work

2. Ergonomics Methods and Techniques

a. Work Design

b. Ergonomics Risk Assessment

c. Measurements and Information Gathering

3. Musculo-Skeletal Disorder

a. Manual Handling

b. Work Related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULD)

4. Workplace, Job and Product Design

a. Workplace Layout and Equipment Design

b. Controls, Displays and Information

5. Relevant Physical Factors of the Work Environment

a. Lighting

b. Noise

c. Thermal Environment

d. Other Considerations

e. Clothing and Protective Equipment

6. Standards and Social Aspects

Training info

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


Location Online
Starts 10 Feb 2021 11:00
Ends 14 Feb 2021 18:00
Course leader Utpal Bhavsar CIH, CSP
Places 20
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