CATEGORY: Online Courses

Ergonomics in the Workplace

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Ergonomics in the Workplace

Our interactive Ergonomics course is designed for participants to understand the science of ergonomics, minimize injuries due to chronic physical and psychological stresses while maximizing productivity and efficiency.  Reducing injuries thus reduces worker’s compensation claims in this area which in turn reduces the agency’s premiums.  The visible cost is estimated to be 15 to 20 billion dollars a year in worker’s compensation costs.  Reducing the injuries reduces those visible costs but also the invisible costs.  These include absenteeism, loss of productivity, rework, lower morale, turnover, other employees having to complete absent employees’ tasks.  recognize, substitute and eliminate.

Course Content

  • Biomechanics
  • Tasks
  • Environment
  • Surrounding the Worker and the Tool
  • MSD – Musculosketal Disorders
  • CTD – Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • RSI – Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Helpful Exercises

Ergonomics Awareness  $25.00  (2-4 hours)