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W506 Ergonomics Essentials

Description

W506 ERGONOMICS ESSENTIALS

Location: IOM Edinburgh
Duration: 5 days

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.

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 professions.

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

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.

CERTIFICATION

Attendees who successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate from BOHS.

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

Topics

W506 Ergonomics Essentials

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 03 Sep 2018 09:00
Ends 07 Sep 2018 18:00
Course leader Joanne Crawford
Places 12
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