Ergonomics in the Workplace
Ergonomics in the Workplace

Ergonomics in the Workplace
Course Summary
This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognise and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an ergonomics policy and provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimising the risk of developing work-related MSDs.
Course Description
Audience:
All persons who have work activities that involve physical efforts involving lifting and handling materials or objects or actions that involve repetitive motions or other procedures that may be related to MSDs and employers who may be responsible for implementing an ergonomics policy.

UK Ergonomics in the Workplace
This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognise and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an ergonomics policy and provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimising the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to both office and industrial settings. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to define terms related to the study of ergonomics, recognise signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders, identify risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders and identify controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Chilworth (a DEKRA Company) – Global Experts in Safety and Process Safety.

Goals:
  • Define terms related to the study of ergonomics.
  • Recognise what may be affected by musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Identify signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Identify risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Identify practices that result in musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.
  • Identify engineering controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.
  • Recognise how furniture and equipment can be used to control ergonomic hazards in the workplace.
  • Identify administrative controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.
 £25.00 
+ VAT
 
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