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An Introduction To Ergonomics and Its Impact on Employees

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm Central Time


Cost:
Corporate Members:$69
Individual Members: $99
Non-Corporate Members:$119

Employees in die casting suffer from strains & sprains more than any other type of injury. This course module provides supervisors with an introduction to the ergonomics discipline and describes the types of work activities that can cause physical trauma and lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). These will be illustrated using examples from the die casting industry. Topics Safety vs. ergonomics Categories of factors linked to MSDs Workplace ergonomics principles and their relationships to injury risk Forceful exertions Work postures Timing of work (repetitive activities) Employee symptoms of MSDs Examples of engineering and administrative controls to reduce MSD risk



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