Overview & Objectives
The Ergonomics Awareness for Construction online course is designed to cover ergonomics in construction and applicable federal OSHA standards. This course primarily focuses on the prevention of injury by tailoring the job to the worker. Through the use of techniques applied through this course, participants will understand how to prevent workplace injuries.
Exceed Safety’s Ergonomics Awareness for Construction course teaches participants about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the most likely ways one might develop MSDs. Additionally, participants will learn the legal requirements for ensuring the highest possible standards of safety in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
- Introduction to ergonomics and their role in construction
- Causes and prevention of common ergonomic injuries
- Conclusions and final considerations regarding ergonomics in construction
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:
Who Is This Course For?
The Ergonomics Awareness Construction course is an introductory-level safety course ideal for those in the construction industry. Individuals who will benefit from this course include the following:
- Construction employees
- Construction managers
- Construction supervisors
- Construction foremen
Features & Benefits
Exceed Safety’s Ergonomics Awareness for Construction course teaches methods to reduce the risk of jobsite injuries resulting in MSDs. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to understand the following:
- The definition and role of ergonomics in a construction work environment
- The causes and prevention of ergonomic risks in the workplace
- Where to find additional ergonomics information
In Person Training
Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.