This class will be conducted on the Bangor Submarine Base. If you do not have badge authorization to enter the base, contact ce@uw.edu by Friday, July 9th, to receive information about how to request a visitor badge to attend the class.

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.

SCHEDULE:

July 19–21, 2021
8:00 am to 4:00 pm | Monday and Tuesday
8:00 am to 2:00 pm | Wednesday

Please note that the class size is limited, and safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be followed strictly. All attendees will be required to follow safety protocols.
 

Location

Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor
Bangor Health Education Center
Silverdale, WA 98315
United States

Directions and Accommodations

Directions and Map

From Highway 3, take the exit for Naval Base Kitsap Bangor.
Check-in with the USN Bangor Main Gate Visitor Control Center.
Continue on Trident Blvd for 0.7 miles.
Turn LEFT on Trigger Ave.
After 0.7 miles, turn RIGHT on Thresher Ave.
After 0.6 miles, the Bangor Health Education Center is on the right.