This Office Ergonomics online training course explores how to match the job to the worker. Ergonomics is concerned with preventing pain and injuries related to factors such as pace of work, the strain on joints and muscles, and the effects of posture.
This course deals specifically with problems and injuries related to the use of computers and other office equipment. The goal of this course is to give you the information to help find solutions to ergonomic issues in your workplace.
The course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Office Ergonomics course, the user will learn:
- Recognize MSD hazards and the early signs of discomfort
- Assess the risks related to MSD hazards
- Control hazards by eliminating or reducing risk factors that lead to MSD’s
This online Office Ergonomics course is made up of the following sections:
- Ask a Question
- Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Stages of MSD’s
- MSD Risks
- Assessing Ergonomic Hazards
- The Workstation
- Work Methods and Organization
- The Worker
This Office Ergonomics online training course was designed for any employee in the workplace.
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