OSX 958 • OSHA 2255: Principles of Ergonomics

OSX 958 • OSHA 2255: Principles of Ergonomics

2022 DatesTimesMeetingsMeeting TypeLocationReg. DeadlineFee
June 16, 17, 188:30am–5:00pm3Weekday/WeekendOnline June 13$700
October 15, 16, 228:30am–5:00pm3WeekdayOnlineOctober 11$700
* Schedule(s) subject to change; contact our OSHA Assistant for scheduling questions | Updated 11/14/2021

Course Description

OSHA 2255This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include musculoskeletal disorders and risk factors such as, temperature, repetition, lifting and patient transferring.

Course emphasis is placed on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment workshops in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies and guidelines. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer’s ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations.

Who Should Attend

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: 2.2
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 3 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad


Requirements

System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

Videoconferencing Requirements