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Course credits: 2.0
Course contact hours: 20
Seats available: 11
Instructor(s): Katia Costa-Black

Class 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, material handling, repetition, and lifting and patient transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment workshops in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies and guidelines. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer’s ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations.

SCHEDULE:

June 10–13, 2024
9:00 am to 3:00 pm Pacific Time | Monday–Thursday

REGISTRATION NOTES:

Registration for this online class is generally restricted to residents or employees within OSHA Region 10 (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska). Please contact us regarding your eligibility to attend the class.

Zoom Video Conference Virtual Classroom Format: attendees are required to have an active audio and video connection using a desktop or laptop computer, a cellphone connection is insufficient for class participation. A high speed internet connection is recommended.