Ergonomics at the Workplace

Course Code: ASKEWP

Ergonomics at the Workplace

Most injuries that happen at work are caused by physical stress and strain, such as sitting in the same position for a long time and making repetitive movements. These injuries can cause stress and strain on muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, blood vessels, and spine. In this course, Ergonomics at the Workplace, we will teach you the basic Ergonomics required to avoid strain and injury.

 

Office Ergonomics can help you be more comfortable at work. It can help lower stress and injury caused by awkward positions and repetitive tasks. It focuses on how things are set up in your office work space that you often neglect. You will be reminded how important it is to periodically rest your arms and eyes, relaxing your shoulder or your back to prevent physical stress and strain. 

 

Ergonomics at the Workplace

Within this 1-day workshop, participants will be introduced to Ergonomics, the importance of Ergonomics and preventive measures for bad Ergonomic practices.

 

This course is recommended for anyone who works and performs office based job or manual handling job (Intended for workers of all categories, from worker on the ground to Managers in the office).

 

Course Objective – Ergonomics at the Workplace

By the end of the course, you would be able to:

  • Clear understanding of Ergonomics
  • Benefits of Ergonomics
  • Apply Ergonomics at the workplace and in all aspects of your life

 

Alongside this course, participants can consider taking up the course Effective Relaxation Techniques to learn how to release the stress and tension built up in the workplace.

  • Course Dates and Venue

    Course Duration: 1 day (8 hours), 9:00am – 5:00pm

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    September 2015

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  • Introduction of Ergonomics

    Importance and Elements of Ergonomics

    Risk Factors involved and Identifiers

    Analysing Standards

    Consequences Poor Ergonomics

    Definition of Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Various MSDs
    • Causes of Each Disorders
    • Cure & Management

    Office Ergonomics

    • Common Bad Practices
    • Corrective measures

    Risk factors and Bad Practices in Manual Handling

    Preventive Measures

    Recommended Practices and Standards

  • Ergonomics at the Workplace is designated for individuals who work and perform an office-based job or manual handling job (Intended for workers of all categories, from the worker on the ground to Managers in the office)

  • “To set up an office workstation. It is really helpful as I can use it as a guide to set up my workstation to reduce my stress on my muscle” – Tan Choong Beng; Mindef (21 Aug 2017)

    “Learning to identify the ideal behaviours and postures that we should adopt, and identify hazards in our workplaces and daily life.” – (22 May 2017)

    “Knowing to identify risk factors to injuries/discomfort at workplace.” – (22 May 2017)

Fees and Grants

$374.50 per participant (Inc. GST)

No SDF grant.

Absentees will be charged the full course fee.

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