Ergonomics (Construction)

Understand the importance of ergonomics in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Register now!

  • Follows General Duty Clause of the OSH Act
  • Quick and easy 1-hour course
  • Receive 0.1 CEUs upon course completion
  • Made for all construction employees 
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Construction work is physically demanding. Workers often need to lift, stoop, bend, kneel, twist, stretch, and repeatedly perform other physically awkward tasks. Constantly pushing the body past its natural limits can lead to work-related musculoskeletal disorders. This is why ergonomics plays such an important role in preventing injuries on-the-job.

This course explains the role ergonomics should play in maintaining safety at a construction work site. This includes identifying the types and causes of work-related musculoskeletal disorders and explaining the tools, equipment, and work practices employees can use to prevent them.

Audience

All construction employees.
 

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the role ergonomics plays in helping construction workers avoid work-related musculoskeletal disorders through identifying and avoiding risk factors
  • Identify how to avoid on-the-job injury for hand-intensive work, overhead and floor work, and manual materials handling.

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Certificate of Completion

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