BOHS W506 Ergonomics Essentials

Location: 
IOM Edinburgh
Duration: 
5 Days

Early Bird Discount is £995 + VAT plus BOHS exam fees of £140

OVERVIEW

This course provides a broad based introduction to ergonomics principles and their application in the design of work, equipment and the workplace. Consideration is given to musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling, and ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as to the social and legal aspects.

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

Attendees who successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate from BOHS.

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

COST

Early Bird Discount is £995.00 + VAT per person plus BOHS exam fee of £140.00. Full course fee is £1200.00 + VAT per person plus BOHS exam fees of £140.00. Please ensure to select the exam during the checkout process, otherwise you will be unable to sit the exam for this course. This is an open (public) course and may be subject to minimum numbers attending.

Location: 
IOM Edinburgh
Duration: 
5 Days

Early Bird Discount is £995 + VAT plus BOHS exam fees of £140

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