This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders.
- Work Physiology
- Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Use of Video Display Terminals
- Risk Factors such as:
- Material Handling
- 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
University of Cincinnati
160 Panzeca Way
Kettering Lab, Room G17
Cincinnati, OH 45267