Ergonomic Design

I.  Ergonomics

The study of humans and their work environment.  In laymen terms, how to change or alter your work environment, worker bad habits and poor posture to avoid an injury.

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How high should a workstation surface be constructed?

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When is it appropriate to utilize and Engineering control versus Administrative?

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What angle should the keyboard tray be relative to the hand/arm?

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When is it appropriate to sit and work versus to stand and work?

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What should be considered when designing an office to be ergonomically correct?

II. Course Description*

Key members of the Ergonomics Design Team will attend this intensive training on the “Design Ergonomics”. Selected individuals will complete the seminar and have the necessary skills to assist them in elementary ergonomic design principles.  You will gain the theory and background on why it is appropriate to position work surfaces at certain heights and why they need to be adjustable.

III. Course Objectives

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Decrease worker comp claims, both number and dollar

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Comply with own Health & Safety Requirements and Procedures

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Reduce injuries & improve performance/efficiency in the work site

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Help return injured workers back to work in a safe and timely manner

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Decrease employee turnover and training costs for new employees

IV. Training Topics

Elements of the Proposed Ergonomic Standard Ergonomic Equipment & Resources
Office ergo basics “Office Set-Up” Stand vs. Sit Design Protocols
Effective use of Analysis & Training Key Components for a Successful Program

V. Costs

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All work books, materials and handbooks included

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Presented on location during your preferred time period

 

* All of our programs can be custom designed for all needs.
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