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Ergonomics 102

Ergonomic design is necessary to prevent repetitive strain injuries and other musculoskeletal disorders, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability. This course will help participants create an MSI/MSD reduction program at their workplace.
This course builds on the fundamentals of Ergonomics and assists managers, supervisors, and employees in implementing a musculoskeletal injuries/disorder reduction program
Goals and Objectives
  • Understand and be able to communicate basic Ergonomic principles and concepts
  • Comprehend current legal requirements for an MSD Prevention program
  • Understand implementation strategies such as hazard and risk assessments
  • Be able to build and run an effective MSI/MSD reduction program
Topics
  • Review of ergonomic concepts and principles
  • Legal requirements
  • MSI/MSD Reduction model and the PDCA Cycle
  • Implementation Strategies and concepts
  • Employee/employer engagement strategies
Audience
  • Managers, supervisors, and employees working in BC manufacturing and food processing 

eLearning

Register for online Ergonomics 102 eLearning training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.
Estimated Time to Complete: 3 hours.