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.
On completing this course successfully the student will be able to:
• understand and apply ergonomic principles to the creation of safer, healthier and more efficient and effective activities in the workplace;
• understand ergonomic risk assessments and appropriate control measures;
• understand the causes of upper limb disorders and how to reduce them;
• appreciate workplace layout and equipment design;• appreciate environmental aspects of good ergonomic design.
|Status:||This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
|Training provider:||Gully Howard Technical Limited|