Workplace Ergonomics

11/03/2014 | By | Reply More

Workplace Ergonomics

Workplace Ergonomics


The human body is a fragile system, and we put many demands on it every day. Activities like reaching to get supplies off of a shelf, sitting in front of a computer for hours every day, and moving heavy products around the shop can all take a toll on our bodies. In this two-day workshop, you will learn how to make your environment as ergonomic as possible.
What Will Students Learn?

  •  Define ergonomics and its related terms
  •  Identify where to get ergonomics information for your region
  •  Identify how ergonomics can be incorporated into your workplace
  •  Assess your environment for ergonomic hazards, create ways to resolve those issues, and plan for implementation
  •  Review and evaluate your ergonomic efforts
  •  Use change management techniques effectively
  •  Describe the basic principles of ergonomics
  •  Outline ergonomic practices for sitting, standing, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling
  •  Design an ergonomic workstation
  •  Identify important ergonomic features of tools and machines
  •  Understand the role that environmental factors (such as sound, air quality, and light) play in ergonomics
What Topics are Covered?

  •  The role of ergonomics in your workplace
  •  The ergonomic assessment cycle
  •  Identifying and assessing ergonomic hazards
  •  Developing a plan to address ergonomic issues
  •  Identifying and implementing solutions
  •  Obtaining employee buy-in
  •  Tips for successful implementation
  •  Reviewing your ergonomics program
  •  Basic ergonomic principles
  •  Optimal sitting and standing
  •  Safe lifting and transporting
  •  Ergonomic workstations and safe tool selection and use
  •  Creating an ergonomic environment
  •  Bringing it all together

Contact us now and talk to one of our advisers to ask any question you may have about our training.

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