|This course covers the use of ergonomic
principles to recognize, evaluate, and control work place conditions that
cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Topics include
work physiology, anthropometry, musculoskeletal disorders, use of video
display terminals, and risk factors such as vibration, temperature,
material handling, repetition, and lifting and transfers in health care.
Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design
of work stations and equipment, laboratory sessions in manual lifting, and
coverage of current OSHA compliance policies. Prerequisites: OSHA Federal
and State Compliance Officers: Course #1000. 21(d) State Consultants:
Computer-based program, "Basic Onsite Consultation." Safety personnel:
Course #1210. Other Federal Agency or Department personnel: Course #6000,
#6010 OR EQUIVALENT. Private Sector and Other Non-Federal Government
personnel: Course #501, #510, OR EQUIVALENT. For further information,
please contact the Chief of the Health Branch.