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(Online) Principles of Ergonomics, July 1-September 30, 2024

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Students may register and start the online course at almost anytime within the term, and then have until the end of the term to complete the class.

Course Description
This course introduces the student to the application of ergonomic principles to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). Topics include anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, workstation design, and workplace physical stressors, such as force, repetition, vibration and environment. Course highlights include (1) application workshop using the NIOSH lifting equation, (2) practical application of ergonomic checklists in the review of jobs, workstations and/or equipment, and (3) coverage of OSHA's policy on ergonomics. Minimum student contact hours: 18

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Class Details

1 Session(s)
Online 24/7

NA - Online

Duncan Heydon 



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Registration Closes On
Sunday, September 15, 2024 @ 5:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/1/2024 - 9/30/2024 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Duncan Heydon 

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