Principles of Ergonomics
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This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize,
evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute
to musculoskeletal and nerve disorder. Course 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 patient transfers in
health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering
analysis and design of work situations and equipment workshops in
manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies and