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Office Ergonomics Training

Setting up your office workstation (NQF 3)

For who:

All desk bound office employees

 

Duration:

2 hours

 

Main subjects covered:

Basic office ergonomic guidelines and strategies; Respective set up of office equipment (chair, keyboard, mouse, (dual) monitors, document holders, etc); Changing employee behaviour to improve wellbeing.

 

Outcome:

Employees will be able to analyse and facilitate ergonomic improvements on their own workstations, in terms of equipment set-up and personal behavioural changes.

 

Course material supplied:

Flyer with office setup info

 


 

Facilitating In-House Office Ergonomics (NQF 5-6)

For who:

OHS/HSE practitioners, Department Managers, (Office Equipment) Buyers, Quality Managers, Facility Managers, HR practitioners, etc

 

Duration:

1 Day

 

Main subjects covered:

Introduction to office ergonomics; Standards, Legislation and current developments; Work Related Musculuskeletal Disorders (WMSD); Biomechanics of Seating; Key elements of an office setup; Risk Identification & Evaluation (using evaluation tool); Guidelines & Strategies; Engineering & administrative controls.

 

Outcome:

The student will have an extended knowledge of ergonomic priniciples, causes of WMSDs, and possible ergonomic hazards in the office environment. Having been trained in the most recent office ergonomics guidelines and strategies, the student will be able to independently assess, identify, as well as effectively implement engineering and administrative controls on in house office workstations. The student will be able to use the supplied Electronic Evaluation Tool to evaluate and quantify risks, and thus also provide reliable and easy to understand feedback to management.

 

Course material supplied:

Colour Training Manual; Electronic Evaluation Tool.

 

Certificate:

Certificate of Completion (Attendance and short assignment)

 HPCSA Accredited

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