OSHA #2255 - Principles of Ergonomics


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:

  • Work Physiology
  • Anthropometry
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Use of Video Display Terminals
  • Risk Factors such as:
    • Vibration
    • Temperature
    • Material Handling
    • Repetition
    • Lifting and Patient Transfers in Healthcare

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.

Minimum student contact hours: 18

Prerequisites: None

Course Location:
University of Cincinnati
160 Panzeca Way
Kettering Lab, Room G17
Cincinnati, OH 45267


Kermit Davis, Ph.D., - Instructor

Price: $600.00

Start Time: 8:00 am
End Time: 5:00 pm

Start Date: May 12, 2020
End Date: May 14, 2020

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