The Ergonomics Awareness for Construction online course is designed to cover ergonomics in construction and applicable federal OSHA standards. This course primarily focuses on the prevention of injury by tailoring the job to the worker. Through the use of techniques applied through this course, participants will understand how to prevent workplace injuries.
OSHA Education School’s Ergonomics Awareness for Construction course teaches participants about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the most likely ways one might develop MSDs. Additionally, participants will learn the legal requirements for ensuring the highest possible standards of safety in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to ergonomics and their role in construction
Causes and prevention of common ergonomic injuries
Conclusions and final considerations regarding ergonomics in construction
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following: