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An Introduction to Ergonomics


Ergonomic Workspace

The importance of an ergonomic workspace cannot be overstated. Ergonomics deals with how to maintain the workplace conditions and gives the guiding rules and principles which assist in designing the tools, machinery, working procedures and workplaces accordingly for the safe use.

The production of the machinery and working capabilities of workers both have significant role in creating a stress free environment as operating a well-designed machine efficiently is depends on the ability of a worker but on the other hand if the machinery is poorly designed then workers cannot be able to perform effectively which causes the stressful and hectic environment.

In the workplace ergonomic deficiency may not give immediate result of body pain but it can cause musculoskeletal disorders over the time.

The unit provides a broad introduction to ergonomics and defines it thoroughly by explaining the role of ergonomics in workplace. The content covers the various topics named as legislation and regulatory bodies along with the ergonomic assessment cycle in depth. 



After the completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Define ergonomics and its related terms
  • Identify where to get ergonomics information for your region

Programme Content


  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Legislation and Regulatory Bodies
  • The Role of Ergonomics in Workplace
  • The Ergonomic Assessment Cycle


Target Audience

This is a standalone course and assumes no prior knowledge


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course at QLS
Study Method Online
Course Duration 10 Hours
Start Date On going
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Full Fee:    £ 120

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