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Grantee Name: University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Grant Number: SH-23543-12

Grant Year: 2012

The grantee provided training that addressed ergonomic hazards for workers and employers in nursing homes located in the Northeast. The training targeted low literacy workers and workers with limited English. Training topics include ergonomic principles, job hazard analysis, and ergonomic interventions. Training materials are available in English.


Title Length Format File Size
Ergonomic Advocates Program
Ergonomics Advocate Course Outline 34 pages PDF* 3.2 MB
Ergonomics Advocate Training Program Manual 49 pages PDF* 3.9 MB
Ergonomics for Trainers: Train-the-Trainer Program 54 pages PDF* 2.4 MB

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