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W506 Ergonomics Essentials

Description

OVERVIEW

This course provides a broad based introduction to ergonomics principles and their application in the design of work, equipment and the workplace. Consideration is given to musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling, and ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as to the social and legal aspects.

OBJECTIVES

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

Topics

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Overview of Ergonomics
  • Ergonomics Methods and Techniques
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Workplace, Job and Product Design
  • Relevant Physical Factors of the Work Environment
  • 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: IOM Consulting Ltd

Info

Location Edinburgh
Starts 11 May 2020 09:00
Ends 15 May 2020 17:30
Course leader Richard Graveling
Places 12
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