Principles of Ergonomics - OSHA 2255


Course Description: Using ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control work place conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, material handling, repetition and lifting and transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment, practice sessions in manual lifting and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies.

Attendee Learning Objectives:

  • Identify work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders
  • Describe associated risk factors
  • Discuss ergonomic control measures
  • Analyze manual lifting tasks and estimate real-world parameters
  • Realize the workings of a successful ergonomics program

Prerequisites: None

Days: 3 | Times: 8:00 – 5:00

Credits: OTC CEUs: 1.8; ABIH CM: 3.01 IH


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Irvine, CA
OC Fire Authority, 1 Fire Authority Road
Hamaker 9/14 - 9/16 Fr Sa Su 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $675.00 View
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7600 Dublin Blvd., Room TBD
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