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Ergonomics for General Industry, 8hour
Cost - $135 Register NOW
(OSHA Proposed Ergonomics Training Standard - 29 CFR 1910.923-928) Human factors engineering, "making the workplace fit the worker", can result in improved employee morale that translates to increased productivity, lower incident reports, and diminished insurance rates. This course offers an overview of how body mechanics can be made more efficient through workplace engineering.
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Outline Regulation 29 CFR 1910.923-928 Online Course
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Description Regulation 29 CFR 1910.923 Online Course Register NOW
Ergonomics for General Industry - 8hour Cost - $135
1. Introduction to Ergonomics
a. Definition of ergonomics and why understanding ergonomics is important for worker safety
b. OSHA's proposed rule to implement an ergonomics program
2. Basic Principles of Ergonomics
a. Types, recognition and avoidance of ergonomic hazards (hazard identification)
b. Basic human anatomy and physiology
c. Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)
d. Other ergonomically-related muscular-skeletal disorders (MSDs)
e. Heat stress, cold stress, noise stress, visual stress and other problems
3. Prevention and Control of Ergonomic Hazards
a. Physical training to prevent injuries
b. Proper lifting technique
c. Suggested techniques for other difficult or awkward tasks
d. Reducing impact of environmental stresses
e. Tool selection and use
f. Vehicle and heavy equipment safety
g. Use of PPE
4. Hands on Exercises / Demonstrations
a. Stretching/Warmup exercises
b. Carpal Tunnel screening
5. Dealing With Injuries
a. Early recognition of symptoms
b. Reporting and recording injuries
c. Light duty, rehabilitation and workman's compensation
6. Review of Key Concepts
EXAMINATION AND REVIEW (optional)
COURSE CRITIQUE (optional)
Please note:
This course can be shortened by eliminating some topics.
OSHA's proposed Ergonomic Training Standard:
29 CFR 1910.923-928.

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