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Principles of Ergonomics

The Principles of Ergonomics (OSHA #2255) 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 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 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.

Topics:

  • Resources
  • Health hazards
  • Review/Analysis of risk factors
  • Material handling
  • NIOSH findings
  • Upper limb disorders
  • Office ergonomics
  • Case studies
  • Review/Analysis of proposed ergonomic standards

Who should attend?

  • Construction Industry Professionals
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Facility Planners
  • Safety Supervisors
  • Retail Industry
  • Transportation Industry
  • Risk Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Health Industry Professionals
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Date

Start
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End
Friday, January 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Cost

$675
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Location

TMAC Training Center
1440 S Creek Dr #100
Houston, 77084 United States

Organizer

TMAC TEEX
Phone
713.357.4950
Email
team@tmacteex.org

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