This course will provide participants with the basic principles and concepts of Ergonomics so that they understand the importance of application of ergonomic principles in the workplace.
This course is structured as a one (1) day course but can be modified to meet content and duration requirements. The online version is structured as a two hour course.
This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of Ergonomics to managers, supervisors and employees.
Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Basic Ergonomic principles and concepts
- Importance of Ergonomics in reducing MSI/MSDs
- Contributing factors towards MSI/MSDs
- Control programs for MSI/MSDs
Introduction to Ergonomics, Work Related Musculoskeletal Injuries/Disorders (MSI/MSDs), Ergonomic Concepts, Control Programs, Case Studies
Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.