Ergonomics (ASC)(Registration Closed)
Take Control of the #1 Cause of Workplace Injuries
Repetitive motion and overexertion are the biggest risk factors facing American workers. The one-day NSC Ergonomics course will teach you how to reduce the number and severity of musculoskeletal injuries in your workplace through a practical and effective program. Discussions, demonstrations and exercises explain the importance of keeping employees free from ergonomic injuries. You’ll also learn how to recognize risk factors, conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, and select appropriate control methods.
What You Will Learn:
- The basic concepts relating to ergonomics in the workplace
- How to recognize ergonomic risk factors related to musculoskeletal disorders
- How to conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, and evaluate and rank hazards
- Various control methods and how to select the method best suited to the level of risk
- Steps to implementing a successful ergonomics program at your workplace
Who Would Benefit
This course is designed for business owners, managers, supervisors and HR professionals. Register today and gain the skills you need to take control of the number one cause of workplace injuries, reduce costs and improve employee morale for your organization.
Completion of the Ergonomics course earns you 0.65 CEUs towards the NSC Advanced Safety Certificate, a nationally recognized safety program based on proven best practices.
Advanced Safety Certificate
The robust ASC® program builds upon knowledge of compliance requirements to further your safety education. It also sharpens your leadership skills to drive fundamental safety change throughout your organization. For individuals on a career path in safety, this certificate program provides a starting point, a clear roadmap and best-in-class educational experiences to meet many industry-leading certification requirements.
To attain the Advanced Safety Certificate, you must complete the
Principles of Occupational Safety and Health course and a minimum of 5.2 CEU’s among the approved classes.
The cost of the virtual class is more due to having to ship the workbook to the attendee.
For Virtual Attendees:
This is a live instructor training. Attending virtually requires each attendee to have a computer/laptop with a camera and microphone. Your camera must be on during the class and the instructor will call on you to answer questions. The link to the zoom meeting will be sent to you the day before the class. Please be familiar with the zoom platform before the class so you don't have any issues the morning of the class. Joining the class late may result in you needing to reschedule to a future class date.
Please read our current Covid-19 in-person class procedures here.
Cancellation without penalty may be made up to three working days prior to the seminar date. Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee. You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person. Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee. ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER. This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.
Photographs and/or videos of people attending Iowa-Illinois Safety Council’s (IISC) events may be used for IISC’s social media and promotion materials.
The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.
IISC Office or Virtual
1501 42nd St STE 100
West Des Moines
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Person(s) to Register
A late fee of $30.00 will be added per attendee.