Ergonomics Foundations (ERG 112)
This course will focus on the issues that may arise from a workplace design that is not ergonomic. The primary concern of the course will be on preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders such as back injuries and upper extremity repetitive strain injuries.
Advanced Ergonomics (ERG 221)
This course is designed to train sophisticated practitioners of occupational health and safety how to coordinate ergonomics activities for the prevention and reduction of musculoskeletal disorders. Using standard ergonomics assessment tools and thresholds provide participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct ergonomics assessments of computer workstations and industrial tasks, implement effective ergonomic solutions and educate and train in ergonomics issues.
Ergonomics Certificate Guided Practicum (ERG 321)
The practicum enables learners to produce an original and relevant ergonomics program or project for application in their own unique working environment. The major outcome is learners will be able to initiate, implement and document an ergonomics project, using scientifically based guidelines.