Industrial Ergonomics

Quarter Academic Credit

This interactive, two-day course will emphasize practical problem-solving approaches to ergonomics in various non-office settings, including utilities, local and state governments and other industrial activities. Evaluation techniques for workplace layout, lifting and other manual material handling activities and tool selection and design will be demonstrated. Real-world examples of control strategies to reduce or eliminate risk factors will be illustrated.

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to discuss and demonstrate methods for evaluating a variety of industrial work settings and will be able to use those principles and techniques to make appropriate ergonomics recommendations to fit their specific work environments.

Please note: this course will not cover office ergonomics.

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