Ergonomics at the Workplace

Course Description

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.

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 Objectives

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

  • A clear understanding of Ergonomics
  • Benefits and Ready to apply Ergonomics at Workplace as well as all aspects of life.

Course Outline

  • Introduction of Ergonomics
  • Risk Factors involved and Identifiers
  • Consequences Poor Ergonomics
  • Office Ergonomics
    • Common Bad Practices
    • Corrective measures
  • Preventive Measures
  • Importance and Elements of Ergonomics
  • Analysing Standards
  • Definition of Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Various MSDs
    • Causes of Each Disorders
    • Cure & Management
  • Risk factors and Bad Practices in Manual Handling
  • Recommended Practices and Standards

Ergonomics at the Workplace

Course Duration:

1 Day (9.00am – 5.00pm)

Course Fee Details:

S$432 (incl. of 8% GST)

This course is not eligible for SDF Grant.

Course Schedule

Course NameCourse CodeVenueSeptember 2023October 2023November 2023December 2023
Ergonomics at the WorkplaceASKEWPJTC Summit--14-

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