Ergonomic workplace analysis is a process where the ergonomic risk factors were evaluated using various validated tools and provide the probable recommendation to minimize the risk factors for development of work related musculoskeletal disorders and improve the productive workday to reduce the cost for compensation, absenteeism and employee turnover. In the process of ergonomic workplace analysis, an ergonomist need to evaluate the physical work environment, psychosocial risk factors as well as various generic risk factors which leads to the development of work related musculoskeletal disorders. This course is based on the complete process evaluation of EWA.
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Master Degree and PhD
PREREQUISITES: Minimum Graduation with an understanding of Basic Ergonomics
Week 1: Overview of Ergonomics and understanding of Ergo-system Overview of ergonomic workplace analysis
Week 2: Classification of techniques used in Ergonomics research
Week 3: Subjective assessment tool and Methods Postural evaluation
Week 4: Measurement of Work Effort and Fatigue
Prof. Urmi Ravindra Salve