The human body is a fragile system, and we put many demands on it every day. Activities like reaching to get supplies off of a shelf, sitting in front of a computer for hours every day, and moving heavy products around the shop can all take a toll on our bodies. In this two-day workshop, you will learn how to make your environment as ergonomic as possible.

What Will Students Learn?
• Define ergonomics and its related terms
• Identify where to get ergonomics information for your region
• Identify how ergonomics can be incorporated into your workplace
• Assess your environment for ergonomic hazards, create ways to resolve those issues, and plan for implementation
• Review and evaluate your ergonomic efforts
• Use change management techniques effectively
• Describe the basic principles of ergonomics
• Outline ergonomic practices for sitting, standing, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling
• Design an ergonomic workstation
• Identify important ergonomic features of tools and machines
• Understand the role that environmental factors (such as sound, air quality, and light) play in ergonomics
What Topics are Covered?

• The role of ergonomics in your workplace
• The ergonomic assessment cycle
• Identifying and assessing ergonomic hazards
• Developing a plan to address ergonomic issues
• Identifying and implementing solutions
• Obtaining employee buy-in
• Tips for successful implementation
• Reviewing your ergonomics program
• Basic ergonomic principles
• Optimal sitting and standing
• Safe lifting and transporting
• Ergonomic workstations and safe tool selection and use
• Creating an ergonomic environment
• Bringing it all together

What’s Included?
• Instruction by an expert facilitator
• Small, interactive classes
• Specialized manual and course materials
• Personalized certificate of completion


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