RedVector RVCT-418

Ergonomics for Industrial Environments

Ergonomics for Industrial Environments

0.37 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RVCT-418

SME: Convergence Training

Every year, hundreds of thousands of workers are diagnosed with musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs. Understanding how to recognize and reduce the stress on your body from your daily work environment will help greatly reduce the likelihood of developing an MSD. This course discusses MSD prevention techniques in industrial environments, including engineering and administrative controls as well as motion-based, physical, environmental, and psychological risk factors associated with MSDs. Following the tips and guidelines illustrated in this course will reduce your chances of suffering from an MSD and help you have a healthy, productive work experience.
Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify different types of musculoskeletal disorders MSDs) and discuss the risk factors for developing these disorders
  • Describe motion-based risk factors and discuss their cumulative effects on the body
  • Describe physical work environment risk factors
  • Identify psychological state risk factors
  • Explain ergonomic control strategies and discuss how these strategies can be used to prevent MSDs at work
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Convergence Training
With over a decade of experience designing advanced 3D animated courseware and developing our proprietary learning management software, we pride ourselves by having developed over 1,000 safety and operations training modules which have helped train over 250,000 workers worldwide. Our highly experienced team is dedicated to providing the industry with a simple and high-quality means of training their workforce. Whether the team consists of 25 people or an enterprise with thousands, we're here to help.