Certificate In Workplace Ergonomics: Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics Online Course

Learn How To Identify, Assess, And Resolve Ergonomic Issues


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Learn How To Identify, Assess, And Resolve Ergonomic Issues

Everyday activities like reaching to get supplies off of a shelf, sitting in front of a computer for hours, and moving heavy products around the shop can all take a toll on our bodies. This course will teach you how to make your environment as ergonomic as possible in order to make daily tasks easier on your body and mind.

In this course, you will learn how to identify, assess, and resolve ergonomic issues. You will also learn about basic ergonomic principles for sitting, standing, lifting, transporting items, and using tools. Ergonomic environments and workstations will also be covered.

At the end of this Workplace Ergonomics course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Getting Started

  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Risk Factors for Ergonomic Injuries
  • Ergonomic Statistics
  • Introduction
  • International Ergonomics Association and Affiliates

 Session 3: The Role of Ergonomics in Your Workplace

  • A Plan for Everyone
  • Case Study

 Session 4: The Ergonomic Assessment Cycle

  • Five Steps to Ergonomic Success

 Session 5: Identifying and Assessing Ergonomic Hazards

  • How to Identify Ergonomic Hazards
  • Look at Safety Data
  • Perform a Job Analysis for Each Position
  • Look at Production Data
  • Ask About Complaints
  • Use Software
  • An Assessment Toolkit
  • General Assessment Checklist
  • Exertive Tasks Checklist
  • Specific Tasks Checklist
  • Sitting and Standing Checklist
  • Environmental Factors ChecklistUse Lifting Calculators
  • Have Employees Complete a Symptom Survey
  • Sample Symptom Survey
  • Complete Employee Interviews
  • Case Study: The Acme Widget Company

 Session 6: Developing a Plan to Address Ergonomic Issues

  • Three Key Methods
  • Engineering
  • Organizational
  • Individual
  • Categorizing

 Session 7: Identifying and Implementing Solutions

  • Where to Find Ideas?
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: Obtaining Employee Buy-In

  • Introduction
  • Endings
  • Transitions/Neutral Zone
  • Beginnings
  • Insights
  • Insights

 Session 9: Tips for Successful Implementation

  • Give People as Much Input and Control as Possible
  • Implement Changes Gradually
  • Make the Changes Easy
  • Be Clear
  • Continue Following up with Employees

 Session 10: Reviewing Your Ergonomics Program

  • Reviewing Your Ergonomics Program
  • Checklist for Success

 Session 11: Basic Ergonomic Principles

  • The Human Body is Part Machine…
  • …And Part Human!
  • Tips for Healthy Joints

 Session 12: Optimal Sitting and Standing

  • Best Practices for Sitting
  • Ergonomic Chairs
  • Tips for Ergonomic Sitting
  • Best Practices for Standing
  • The Best of Both Worlds
  • Identifying Areas for Improvement

 Session 13: Safe Lifting and Transporting

  • Lifting Safely
  • Lifting Safely Example
  • Transporting Materials Safely
  • Carrying Materials
  • Pushing and Pulling

 Session 14: Ergonomic Workstations

  • Overview
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Connections

 Session 15: Safe Tool Selection and Use

  • Safe Tool Design
  • Tool Design
  • Handgrip Design
  • Other Tool Features to Consider
  • Making Connections
  • Safe Vibration Levels
  • Reducing Vibration

 Session 16: Creating an Ergonomic Environment

  • Understanding Light Measurements
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Task Lighting
  • Watch Out!
  • The Importance of Air Quality
  • What Causes Air Pollution?
  • Improving Air Quality
  • Hear the Sounds!
  • Acceptable Noise Levels
  • Average Noise Levels
  • Curbing Noise in Your Environment
  • Using White Noise

 Session 17: Bringing It All Together

  • A Day in the Life at the Acme Widget Company
  • Ergonomic Analysis
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn How To Identify, Assess, And Resolve Ergonomic Issues

Everyday activities like reaching to get supplies off of a shelf, sitting in front of a computer for hours, and moving heavy products around the shop can all take a toll on our bodies. This course will teach you how to make your environment as ergonomic as possible in order to make daily tasks easier on your body and mind.

In this course, you will learn how to identify, assess, and resolve ergonomic issues. You will also learn about basic ergonomic principles for sitting, standing, lifting, transporting items, and using tools. Ergonomic environments and workstations will also be covered.

At the end of this Workplace Ergonomics course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Getting Started

  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Risk Factors for Ergonomic Injuries
  • Ergonomic Statistics
  • Introduction
  • International Ergonomics Association and Affiliates

 Session 3: The Role of Ergonomics in Your Workplace

  • A Plan for Everyone
  • Case Study

 Session 4: The Ergonomic Assessment Cycle

  • Five Steps to Ergonomic Success

 Session 5: Identifying and Assessing Ergonomic Hazards

  • How to Identify Ergonomic Hazards
  • Look at Safety Data
  • Perform a Job Analysis for Each Position
  • Look at Production Data
  • Ask About Complaints
  • Use Software
  • An Assessment Toolkit
  • General Assessment Checklist
  • Exertive Tasks Checklist
  • Specific Tasks Checklist
  • Sitting and Standing Checklist
  • Environmental Factors ChecklistUse Lifting Calculators
  • Have Employees Complete a Symptom Survey
  • Sample Symptom Survey
  • Complete Employee Interviews
  • Case Study: The Acme Widget Company

 Session 6: Developing a Plan to Address Ergonomic Issues

  • Three Key Methods
  • Engineering
  • Organizational
  • Individual
  • Categorizing

 Session 7: Identifying and Implementing Solutions

  • Where to Find Ideas?
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: Obtaining Employee Buy-In

  • Introduction
  • Endings
  • Transitions/Neutral Zone
  • Beginnings
  • Insights
  • Insights

 Session 9: Tips for Successful Implementation

  • Give People as Much Input and Control as Possible
  • Implement Changes Gradually
  • Make the Changes Easy
  • Be Clear
  • Continue Following up with Employees

 Session 10: Reviewing Your Ergonomics Program

  • Reviewing Your Ergonomics Program
  • Checklist for Success

 Session 11: Basic Ergonomic Principles

  • The Human Body is Part Machine…
  • …And Part Human!
  • Tips for Healthy Joints

 Session 12: Optimal Sitting and Standing

  • Best Practices for Sitting
  • Ergonomic Chairs
  • Tips for Ergonomic Sitting
  • Best Practices for Standing
  • The Best of Both Worlds
  • Identifying Areas for Improvement

 Session 13: Safe Lifting and Transporting

  • Lifting Safely
  • Lifting Safely Example
  • Transporting Materials Safely
  • Carrying Materials
  • Pushing and Pulling

 Session 14: Ergonomic Workstations

  • Overview
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Connections

 Session 15: Safe Tool Selection and Use

  • Safe Tool Design
  • Tool Design
  • Handgrip Design
  • Other Tool Features to Consider
  • Making Connections
  • Safe Vibration Levels
  • Reducing Vibration

 Session 16: Creating an Ergonomic Environment

  • Understanding Light Measurements
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Task Lighting
  • Watch Out!
  • The Importance of Air Quality
  • What Causes Air Pollution?
  • Improving Air Quality
  • Hear the Sounds!
  • Acceptable Noise Levels
  • Average Noise Levels
  • Curbing Noise in Your Environment
  • Using White Noise

 Session 17: Bringing It All Together

  • A Day in the Life at the Acme Widget Company
  • Ergonomic Analysis
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002WEIPOC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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