Ergonomics 102: Building a Program

Course Desrcription

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 builds on the fundamentals of Ergonomics and assists managers, supervisors, and employees in implementing a musculoskeletal injuries/disorder reduction program


This course builds on the fundamentals of Ergonomics to managers, supervisors and employees and assists them in implementing a Musculoskeletal Injuries/Disorder (MSI/MSD) reduction program. 


This course is designed to assist participants with the implementation of an MSI/MSD reduction program at their workplace.

  1. Understand and be able to communicate basic Ergonomic principles and concepts
  2. Comprehend current legal requirements for an MSD Prevention program
  3. Understand implementation strategies such as hazard and risk assessments
  4. Be able to build and run an effective MSI/MSD reduction program
  • Review of ergonomic concepts and principles
  • Legal requirements
  • MSI/MSD Reduction model and the PDCA Cycle
  • Implementation Strategies and concepts
  • Employee/employer engagement strategies

Ergonomics 101: Fundamentals.

Onsite 1 day

Open Classroom 1 day

Online 3 hours

Ergonomics 102: Program Building

Online Learning


We offer Ergonomics 102: Building a Program through our Online Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

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