Who should attend:
Individuals interested in a basic understanding of ergonomic principles should attend. No prior knowledge of the topic is required. The primary emphasis will be on ergonomics in a general industry setting.
You will learn:
o A basic awareness of ergonomic applications in the industrial workplace;
o Ergonomic risk factors;
o Basic control measures and design principles as they relate to risk factors;
o How to sell ergonomics to the whole organization;
o Regulatory information and applicable ergonomic guidelines.
After this course, you will be able to:
o Identify ergonomic guidelines;
o Evaluate ergonomic risk factors at the workplace;
o Give examples of control measures to reduce ergonomic risk factors.