Global Safety Principles: Industrial Ergonomics

  • 5 Topics | 30m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is designed to provide the basic information needed to recognize and report musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) signs, symptoms, and risk factors. It addresses the key components of an ergonomics program and also provides information to assist both employees and employers in minimizing the risk of developing work-related MSDs. This course applies to employees and employers in industrial work settings. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify how musculoskeletal disorders occur
  • recognize the costs of musculoskeletal disorders to the company
  • describe ergonomics in terms of legislation
  • define the benefits of company ergonomic programs
  • identify employee responsibilities
  • identify symptoms and characteristics related to musculoskeletal disorders
  • identify parts of the human body system most affected by ergonomics
  • identify signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders
  • identify true statements concerning the importance of early recognition of signs and symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders
  • identify who to report signs and symptoms of ergonomic disorders to
  • identify risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders
  • recognize how to identify risk factors in the workplace
  • identify administrative controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
  • identify engineering controls commonly used to reduce or eliminate musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
  • identify how to prevent an injury to your back

IN THIS COURSE

  • Introduction to Industrial Ergonomics
    4m
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
    4m
  • Signs and Symptoms
    5m
  • Risk Factors
    5m
  • Control Methods
    8m