Ergonomics Hazards Management
Date: To Be Scheduled
Duration: 16 hours
Time: 9am – 6pm
Skills Framework for Workplace Safety and Health
Technical Skills & Competencies (TSC) Reference Document
Level 5 (WPH-WSH-5060-1.1)
This course provides a broad based introduction to ergonomics principles and their application in the design of work, equipment and the workplace. Specific consideration is given to musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling, ergonomic aspects of the environment, as well as to the social aspects and relevant standards.
Course Learning Outcome
Evaluate risks due to ergonomics at the workplace and measure the impact of ergonomics on employees. And understand the causes of upper limb disorders and methods of reducing the risks through the appreciation of the workplace layout and the environmental aspects of good ergonomic design.
- Data collection processes
- Ergonomic factors
- Approaches to evaluation
- Methods for ergonomics evaluation
- Usage of measuring equipment
- Ergonomics standards, guidelines and references
- Risk management processes
- Control measures for ergonomics-related hazards
- Performance indicators
Continual Professional Development
This is an Institute of Ergonomics and Hygiene (IEH) accredited course. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for each person attending the course and demonstrating that they have understood the course content.