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2255 : Principles of Ergonomics

Currently Scheduled Sessions

Start DateDurationTimeLocationSeats Remaining
10/23/183 day(s)8:30 amRochester Home Builders Association16
03/06/193 day(s)8:30 amRochester Home Builders Association20
08/20/193 day(s)8:30 amHoliday Inn Liverpool20

Course Description

This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition, and lifting and patient transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment workshops in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies and guidelines. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer's ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations.

Minimum student contact hours: 18

All participants must bring a current copy of the OSHA regulations, 29 CFR 1910, to the course.

Cost:$750
CEUs:2
ABIH CM points:0



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