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W506 Ergonomics


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.

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Ergonomics
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Gully Howard Technical Limited


Location Portsmouth
Starts 10 Jun 2019 09:00
Ends 14 Jun 2019 12:00
Course leader Dave Rogers
Places 15
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