W506 Ergonomics Essentials

W506 Ergonomics Essentials

Location: UK
Duration: 5 days

Overview
On successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to understand and apply ergonomic principles, undertake ergonomic risk assessments, and understand the causes of upper limb disorders. They will also gain a better understanding of methods of reducing risks through appreciation of workplace layout and environmental aspects of good ergonomic design.

Objectives
On successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to understand and apply ergonomic principles, undertake ergonomic risk assessments, understand the causes of upper limb disorders and methods of reducing the risks through the appreciation of the workplace layout and the environmental aspects of good ergonomic design.

Who should attend?
Suitable for any workplace safety and health professionals, display screen assessors, anyone who is working towards the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate, human factors practitioners, project managers, support managers, operation managers and anyone in similar professions.

Course Outline

  • Overview of Ergonomics
  • Ergonomics Methods and Techniques
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Workplace, Job and Product Design
  • Relevant Physical Factors of the Work Environment
  • Standards and Social Aspects

 

Course Assessment
Attendees are assessed with a 40-short answer open-book written examination with an allowed time of 120 minutes at the conclusion of the course.

Certification
BOHS will issue a certificate of successful course completion to candidates who have successfully completed the course.

This course is an accredited course by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) as an elective module for the International Occupational Hygiene Certificate.

Cost
Price is £1200.00 per person plus BOHS exam fees of £135.00. This is an open (public) course and may be subject to minimum numbers attending.