ERGONOMICS

Description

This course provides basic information for safety and health officers, employers and workers in designing an effective ergonomics program to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs). It outlines practical strategies for identifying and correcting ergonomic deficiencies in a variety of workplace settings. Defining key elements of an effective program, it allows participants to fit this information to their particular workplace. It also provides a number of workshops and exercises that deepen the knowledge in implementing this program.

Course Objectives / Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the participant shall be able to:

1. Provide participants with the necessary knowledge on important components of an Ergonomics programs.

2. Apply practical strategies for identifying and correcting ergonomic deficiencies in a variety of workplace settings.

3. Practice workshops and exercises that deepen the knowledge in implementing this program.

Course Outline

  1. Earthquake Hazard and Risk
  2. Tsunami
  3. Fire Hazard
  4. Major emergency incidents
  5. Phases of Emergency Management
  6. Requirements for Emergency Preparedness and Response
  7. Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning
  8. Roles and responsibility of personnel during emergency
  9. Responding to fire and injury emergencies
  10. Reviewing and measuring effectiveness of Emergency Response Plans
  11. Case Study and Assessment
    • MAKATI
    • 333 Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City 1200, Philippines

    • Contact No.
    • +63 2 8891 0713
      +63 2 8751 6482

    • Email Address
    • inquiries@mapua.edu.ph

    • INTRAMUROS
    • 658 Muralla St., Intramuros, Manila 1002, Philippines

    • Contact No.
    • +63 2 8524-5572


    • Email Address
    • ccesc@mapua.edu.ph