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Practical Workplace Ergonomics

 

Practical Workplace Ergonomics

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When Oct 09, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Birmingham
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This course provides an introduction to the principles and practice of ergonomics within the occupational context and is aimed at training occupational health practitioners who wish to develop a better understanding of the needs of the human in work systems, and through this improve efficiency in maintaining good health at work.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to: 

  • Understand the philosophy behind ergonomic practice 
  • Understand the need for consideration of physical fit in the design of work, workplaces and equipment 
  • Understand and use ergonomic methods and techniques for risk assessment and identification of workplace risk factors 
  • Conduct a preliminary assessment to evaluate risks to the musculoskeletal system from poor ergonomic design and recommend suitable control measures 

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