This session will cover the ergonomic basis for participants to understand ergonomic risk factors. It will cover the primary ergonomic principles, how those principles impact risk levels, and highlight ideal body mechanics to empower participants to practice them.
- Highlight what ergonomics is and why it’s important
- Identify the principles of basic ergonomics
- Education regarding key ergonomic risk factors
- Education on ideal body mechanics for various tasks
Employers interested in proactively educating their staff regarding body mechanics from an ergonomic perspective. Ideal for supervisors, managers, safety representatives and all production workers.
Legislative, Guideline or Standard Reference
OSHA s. 25. (2)(h)