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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Ergonomics Workplace Analysis

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and NPTEL via Swayam

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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

Taught by

Prof. Urmi Ravindra Salve



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  • Anonymous
    Será de grande valia, pois com pandemia, alguns locais de trabalho foram adaptados, como por um exemplo trabalho em casa, e esse locais não são adequados para longas jornadas de trabalhos, como a iluminação, a mesa, as cadeira o ruído entre outras mudanças que necessário para o novo modelo de trabalho chamado de home office.

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