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Principles of Ergonomics

Dates:October 7-9, 2014
Meets:First two days 8AM-5PM, Last day 8AM-noon, 3 sessions
Hours:19.00
CEUs:1.90
Location:Gulf Coast Safety Institute
Instructor:Thomas (Tom) Burns
Fee: $595.00  
Textbook:Provided by UT Arlington

Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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Course Description


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 guidelines.