This course is being conducted at the HAMMER Federal Training Center, and REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to Hanford workforce employees, for example employees or subcontractors of WRPS, HMIS, CPCCo, DOE, or BPA. If you have questions about your eligibility to register, please call or email us. Contact information is located at the lower right on this page.
This course covers the use of ergonomic principles to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace conditions that cause or contribute to musculoskeletal and nerve disorders. Course 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 patient transfers in health care. Course emphasis is on industrial case studies covering analysis and design of work stations and equipment workshops in manual lifting, and coverage of current OSHA compliance policies and guidelines. Upon course completion students will have the ability to recognize work-related musculoskeletal and nerve disorders, assess employer’s ergonomic programs, and conduct ergonomic evaluations.
April 11–13, 2022
7:00 am to 3:00 pm | Monday–Wednesday
Please note, all attendees will be required to follow safety protocols as instructed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.