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It is important for those who spend long periods of time working with computers to know about workstation ergonomics, also known as DSE. This course demonstrates the recommended way to use computer equipment in a safe and healthy way. Given the widespread use of computers at work and beyond, this course is increasingly vital in today's world.Start Course Now
Lesson 1: An Overview of Workstation Ergonomics
Lesson 1: Topic 1: Introduction to Ergonomics
Lesson 1: Topic 2: Factors Affecting Workstation Ergonomics
Lesson 2: Designing an Ergonomic Workstation
Lesson 2: Topic 1: Using a VDU Effectively
Lesson 2: Topic 2: Equipment for an Ergonomic Workstation
Lesson 2: Topic 3: Physical Ergonomic Factors
Lesson 2: Topic 4: Environmental Ergonomic Factors
Lesson 2: Topic 5: Case Study – Ergonomics
Lesson 3: Recognizing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
Lesson 3 Topic 1: Recognizing MSDs
Lesson 3 Topic 2: Preventing MSDs
Lesson 3 Topic 3: Case Study - MSDs
You will be able to identify the key factors that can affect workstation ergonomics and the most important physical factors that you should be aware of when at your workstation. This course will help you to identify and understand Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
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Ergonomics is the study of how to make products and systems that fit the human body so that they are safe, efficient, and comfortable for human use. Whether you work with a hammer or at a computer station, ergonomic design is essential to avoid the development of musculoskeletal disorders from hours of repetitive movement. This free online ergonomics training course will teach you about the ergonomics of a computer workstation, with an in depth investigation into workstation posture, seating positions, equipment configuration, and health risks.
Each of the online ergonomics courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.
Free, Online Workstation Ergonomics Course
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