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(Virtual) OSHA #2255 Principles of Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal & Nerve Disorders

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Participation in this virtual OSHA numbered course is limited to participants working or living within the Great Lakes Region 5 (Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota).

Schedule
  • Class Start Date: October 25, 2022
  • Class End Date: October 27, 2022
  • Meeting Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 4:30 PM Eastern Time

Course Title
OSHA #2255 Principles of Ergonomics and Work-Related Musculoskeletal & Nerve Disorders

Course Description 
This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course topics include work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature, repetition, material handling, repetition, and lifting and transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment, laboratory sessions in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies and guidelines.

Prerequisites
  • None

Course Objectives 
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the ability to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer’s ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations. Minimum student contact hours: 18

Course Materials and Required Software Applications
Participants will need to attend the course from either a home or office on a computer or laptop equipped with a Webcam and Microphone. Participants will need to have a stable Internet connection, and use either Chrome, Firefox or Safari as their browser for compatibility with Canvas. 

Credits (CEUs, etc.)
  • 18 Contact Hours
  • 1.8 CEUs

Testimonials
“I enjoyed this course’s real-world examples, especially in being able to analyze actual situations on video. This was a great way to apply class concepts.”

Class Details

3 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu

Location
Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Instructor
Sherrod Elledge 

 

Notice

Please read:  The virtual course will consist of live-online Zoom sessions, as well as pre and post session activities in Canvas, our online learning management system. A federal, state, or local government issued photo ID (present at check-in on the first day of class). Participants will need to attend the course from either a home or office on a computer or laptop equipped with a Webcam and Microphone. You must attend 100% of all Zoom sessions and complete all required online course assignments in order to receive an electronic certificate of completion and CEUs. Students will need to keep their Video On throughout the class to confirm attendance and participation in the course. Attending the course on an I-Phone, tablet or iPad is not allowed. You will need to have a stable Internet connection, and use either Chrome, Firefox or Safari as your browser for compatibility with Canvas. Use of multiple devices, taking photos or recording any part of the training sessions is not allowed. Participants will need to attend a short orientation session prior to the start of the course. During this time, we’ll ensure that your laptop or computer, webcam and audio are functioning properly. We’ll also introduce you to Canvas and explain how to navigate and find all required training materials and coursework assignments. Please contact Debra Johnson at djohn144@emich.edu for available orientation dates and times.

Course Fee (USD): 

$725.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/25/2022 - 10/27/2022 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM Zoom/Canvas, Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)  Map Sherrod Elledge