Ergonomics for Non-Office Workers

Course Description

Employees who work in non-office environments are routinely required to carry out tasks that involve movement and physical exertion. These forceful exertions associated with such tasks may lead to fatigue, musculoskeletal disorders, and other serious injuries. This course is designed to help employees identify work-related problems and learn to apply the principles of ergonomics in order to make their jobs less physically demanding, thereby increasing their overall efficiency.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Content

  1. On-the-job Stress & Strain
  2. Cumulative Trauma Disorder [CTD]
  3. Work Station Set
  4. Workplace Injury & Discomfort
  5. Choosing and Adjusting Equipment
  6. Proper Light Sources
  7. Reducing Your Risk of Injury
  8. Stretches
  9. Potential Types of Injury
  10. Exercises
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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