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W506 Ergonomics Essentials


W506 Ergonomics Essentials

On successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to understand and apply ergonomic principles, undertaking ergonomic risk assessments, understanding the causes of upper limb disorders and methods of reducing through the appreciation of the workplace layout and the environmental aspects of good ergonomic design.

To provide a broad based introduction to ergonomics principles and their application in the design of work, equipment and the workplace. Specific consideration is given to musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling, and ergonomics aspects of the environment, as well as to the social aspects and relevant international standards.

Who should attend?
Suitable for any workplace safety and health professionals, display screen assessors, anyone who is working towards the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate, human factors practitioners, project managers, support managers, operation managers and anyone in similar trades.

Course Outline

  1. Overview of Ergonomics
  2. Ergonomics Methods and Techniques
  3. Musculo-skeletal Disorders
  4. Workplace, Job and Product Design
  5. Relevant Physical Factors of the Work Environment
  6. Standards and Social Aspects

Course Duration: 5 days
Time: 0900 - 1800 hours
Course Fee: SGD1,499 + 7% GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Course Assessment
Attendees are assessed with a 40-short answer open-book written examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes at the conclusion of the course.

BOHS will issue a certificate of successful course completion to candidates who have successfully completed the course.

This course is an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) as an elective module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate.

Scheduled Dates:

  • 12 - 16 July 2017
  • 20 - 24 November 2017

These dates above are provisional. For more information about the courses above, please email us at [email protected].

For more information on other BOHS approved courses, visit our website.


Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Ergonomics
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: IOM Singapore Pte Ltd


Location IOM Singapore, 30 Raffles Place, Chevron House, #17-00 Singapore 048622
Starts 19 Mar 2018 09:00
Ends 23 Mar 2018 18:00
Course leader Dr Michael Riediker
Places 20
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