Workplace Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics - eBSI Export Academy
Workplace Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics - eBSI Export Academy
Workplace Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics - eBSI Export Academy


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Workplace Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics

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An employer that is committed to the health and safety of their employees understands the value of an effective workplace ergonomics program, which can maintain and even increase productivity. This training course is for trainers to teach about the susceptibility of the human body when it’s exposed to repetitive strain.

Topics include:

  • the basic principles of ergonomics
  • how to design an ergonomic workstation
  • ergonomic practices for common postures and movements
  • how to identify ergonomic hazards and minimize their effects

                                                                            Course Topics:

                                                                            Session One: Course Overview

                                                                            Session Two: Getting Started

                                                                            • What is Ergonomics?
                                                                            • Legislation and Regulatory Bodies

                                                                            Session Three: The Role of Ergonomics in Your Workplace

                                                                            • A Plan for Everyone
                                                                            • Case Studies

                                                                            Session Four: The Ergonomic Assessment Cycle

                                                                            Session Five: Identifying and Assessing Ergonomic Hazards

                                                                            • How to Identify Ergonomic Hazards
                                                                            • An Assessment Toolkit
                                                                            • Case Study: The Acme Widget Company

                                                                            Session Six: Developing a Plan to Address Ergonomic Issues

                                                                            • Three Key Methods
                                                                            • Categorizing

                                                                            Session Seven: Identifying and Implementing Solutions

                                                                            • Where to Find Ideas?
                                                                            • Making Connections

                                                                            Session Eight: Obtaining Employee Buy-In

                                                                            • Change Management 101
                                                                            • Insights

                                                                            Session Nine: Tips for Successful Implementation

                                                                            Session Ten: Reviewing Your Ergonomics Program

                                                                            Session Eleven: Basic Ergonomic Principles

                                                                            Session Twelve: Optimal Sitting and Standing

                                                                            • Best Practices for Sitting
                                                                            • Best Practices for Standing
                                                                            • Identifying Areas for Improvement

                                                                            Session Thirteen: Safe Lifting and Transporting

                                                                            • Lifting Safely
                                                                            • Transporting Materials Safely

                                                                            Session Fourteen: Ergonomic Workstations

                                                                            • Overview
                                                                            • Making Connections

                                                                            Session Fifteen: Safe Tool Selection and Use

                                                                            • Safe Tool Design
                                                                            • Making Connections
                                                                            • Vibration Considerations

                                                                            Session Sixteen: Creating an Ergonomic Environment

                                                                            • See the Light!
                                                                            • Breathe the Air!
                                                                            • Hear the Sounds!

                                                                            Session Seventeen: Bringing It All Together

                                                                            • Summary
                                                                            • Recommended Reading List
                                                                            • Personal Action Plan