EST 8003: Ergonomics and the Control of Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Georgia Tech Savannah

210 Technology Circle

Savannah, GA 31407

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EST 8003: Ergonomics and the Control of Workplace Musculoskeletal Disorders

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This half-day seminar is designed to help companies determine if they have ergonomics hazards in their facilities and what can be done to address these hazards. Attendees will learn how to identify musculoskeletal disorder risk factors in the workplace and some possible solutions to common problems. The primary focus of this course will be on the upper extremity and back related issues that are most prominent in industry. Attendees will also be introduced to the current agenda from OSHA regarding ergonomics.

Topics

  • Definition of Ergonomics
  • Identifying Risk Factors for Upper Extremities
  • Identifying Risk Factors for Backs
  • Overview of Assessment Tools
  • Ergonomic Program Development
  • OSHA's Ergonomics Agenda


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Parking- Parking is free and you can park in front of the building

Location of Course- The course will take place at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus at 210 Technology Circle in Savannah, GA . Follow signs to the the classroom.

Link for info on Savannah campus- https://pe.gatech.edu/savannah-campus.


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Georgia Tech Savannah

210 Technology Circle

Savannah, GA 31407

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