Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Define ergonomics.
2. Describe the purpose of ergonomics and apply to home and work environments.
3. Identify personal, job, and environmental ergonomic risk factors.
4. Describe the importance of a proper workstation design.
5. Describe and apply the steps in establishing a workplace ergonomics program.
6. Identify appropriate engineering design processes necessary to eliminate or mitigate the impact of ergonomic risk factors.
7. Identify appropriate administrative controls necessary to mitigate the impact of ergonomic risk factors.8. Describe the history of OSHA’s Ergonomic Proposal 29 CFR 1910.900 (Subpart W) and the status of ergonomics legislation.
9. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)