Ergonomics Webinar Series 2021

Course Overview


12 sessions – All New Topics

The successful application of ergonomic principles lies in understanding the broad scope of ergonomics: specifically the importance of recognizing physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and organizational elements of work and the capabilities and limitations of workers.

In the Monthly Ergonomic Webinar Series, we present a range of topics from Basic to Advanced including a philosophical foundation for applying ergonomics through a broad range of topics.  For the Advanced sessions, the emphasis is on the details of analysis techniques, intervention effectiveness, and applications within selected industries.

Participants will be reinforced on some of their assumptions and boldly challenged on some strongly held beliefs on how to prevent injuries. The end result will be confidence in applying ergonomics in a much more effective manner.

All classes are approximately one hour— within the convenience of your home or office.

About 8 Session Meetings Meet the Ergo Requirement for the SCERC Workplace Safety and Health Professional Certificate.

How it Works

Attend from the convenience of your online device.  Prior to each session, you will receive a website link where you will log into the session.  For sound, you may use a headset or your device’s speakers. While there may be opportunities to speak, there is always a chat window available to type in questions and comments.


Who Should Attend?

Occupational health and safety professionals — EH & S managers, industrial hygienists, RNs; supervisors and managers; members of health and safety committees, occupational therapists, physical therapists.


Agenda *

DateSessionTopic
January 121Selling Ergonomics
February 92Best Ergonomics Research of 2020
March 93Magic in Research
April 134Innovations in Ergonomics & Safety
May 115Assessment and Intervention Methods for Shoulder Injury Risk
June 86Liberty Mutual Manual Materials Handling Equations
July 137Video-Based Ergo Analysis Apps
August 108Back Pain - Any Progress?
September 149Wearables Update (not Exoskeletons)
October 1210Exoskeletons
November 911Are You Sure Lifting Technique Training Doesn't Work?
December 1412Psychosocial Factors in Ergonomics

*Subject to modification

*February Session 2 will include Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit

Note:  Over the course of the year, if you attend 10 sessions at the individual session rate, you will be eligible for additional sessions at no cost.


Other Registration Options

 

Register by phone: 310 206-2304


Payment Terms:

(rev. 11/6/09): Substitutions may be made without additional charge. Cancellations must be in writing. Refund schedule:

  • Cancellation 15 or more business days before the class 80% of the registration fee
  • Cancellation 7-14 business days before the class 50%
  • Cancellation less than 7 days before the class and “no shows” No refund

If course materials such as books have been sent to course participants in advance, the cost of that material will be subtracted from the refund.

UCLA reserves the right to postpone an offering 7 days prior to the course date should minimum enrollment requirements not be met. If a program is canceled, you will be notified and your registration fee will be refunded in full, less the cost of course materials sent in advance if they are not returned in the condition in which they were received. The liability of UCLA is limited to the course fee.

 



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