On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:
• Understand the philosophy behind ergonomic practice
• Understand the need for consideration of physical fit in the design of work, workplaces and equipment
• Understand and use ergonomic methods and techniques for risk assessment and identification of workplace risk factors
• Conduct a preliminary assessment to evaluate risks to the musculoskeletal system from poor ergonomic design and recommend suitable control measures
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for individuals with an interest in ergonomics, but specifically for those involved in occupational health, including physicians, nurses and physiotherapists
Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Is this course accredited?
This course is approved for 11 CPD credits by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians.
For further information please contact the CPD Training Team at the IOEM:
CPD Training Team, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Phone number: 0121 414 6013 / 6014
Fax: 0121 414 6217