Industrial Ergonomics

Learning objectives

  • Recall the underlying principle of ergonomics in the workplace and core risk factors
  • Identify causes of CTDs
  • Recognize common types of cumulative trauma disorders
  • Match warning signs and symptoms with solutions and actions
  • Identify ergonomic principles
  • Recognize elements of an effective ergonomic health and safety program

Course overview

This lesson introduces the concept of ergonomics in a general industry setting, brings awareness to the most common cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), explores strategies to prevent or control CTDs, and identifies the basics of an ergonomics safety program.
  • 20 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • What Are CTDs?
  • Warning Signs, Symptoms, and Soluitions
  • Prevention: Ergonomic Safety and Health Program
  • OSH Act of 1970, General Duty Clause, Section 5 (a)(1)(2)
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