PRINCIPLES OF ERGONOMICS

FST4076 - PRINCIPLES OF ERGONOMICS

3 credit hours

This course will give the student a cursory exposure to the theory and application of Ergonomics principles while, at the same time, addressing the common issues associated with Ergonomics program implementation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe Ergonomics.
  2. Identify the physiological foundations of Ergonomics.
  3. Apply anthropometrics and biomechanics to the physiological. characteristics of the worker.
  4. Describe the behavioral foundations of the Ergonomics process.
  5. Develop an Ergonomic task analysis and risk assessment.

Mike Gabennesch