OSHA 2255, OSX 958 - Principles of Ergonomics

2015 Dates Times Meetings Meeting Type Location Fee
4/13-15 8am - 5pm 3 Weekday Carson $725
9/14-16 8am - 5pm 3 Weekday Anaheim $725

Course Description:

This course covers the use of 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, laboratory sessions in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies.

Targeted Audience:

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders
  2. Describe risk factors associated with work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders
  3. Discuss ergonomic control measures applied to work related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders
  4. Analyze manual lifting tasks and estimate reasonable limits
  5. Describe the components of a successful ergonomics program
  6. Discuss OSHA’s current enforcement policies.

CEUs: 3.0
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 4 days
Cost: $725
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad.

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