M506 – Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)

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    The M506 Ergonomics Training course is an optional module that will provide you with a broad-based introduction to ergonomic principles and their application in the design of work, equipment and the workplace. Consideration is given to muscular-skeletal disorders, manual handling, and ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as to the social and legal aspects.

    BOHS are the UK examining board for this module and Gully Howard Technical are the course providers. Candidates will take an open book written examination at the end of the module, and complete an assessed practical during the course.
    View the detailed M506 syllabus here.

    M506 Aims

    This course aims to provide candidates with a broad based introduction to ergonomic principles and their application in the design of work, equipment, and the workplace. Consideration is given to Musculo-skeletal disorders, manual handling, ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as the social and legal aspects. Study of this module is beneficial to persons wishing to qualify for the Certificate of Competence in this subject.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completing this course successfully the student will be able to:

    • Understand and apply ergonomic principles to the creation of safer, healthier, and more efficient and effective activities in the workplace.
    • Understand ergonomic risk assessments and appropriate control measures.
    • Understand the causes of upper limb disorders and how to reduce them.
    • Appreciate workplace layout and equipment design.
    • Appreciate environmental aspects of good ergonomic design.

    **ONLINE COURSES** require to have access to the ZOOM platform via computer/laptop with 2 way audio and visual (webcam).

    Location

    Bedford, Derby, Manchester, Newcastle, Online, Portsmouth, Shrivenham

    Dates 9th July 2018 to 13th July 2018, 10th June 2019 to 14th June 2019, 9th November 2020 to 13th November 2020, 6th July 2020 to 10th July 2020, 15th February 2021 to 19th February 2021, 21st February 2022 to 26th February 2022, 31st October 2022 to 4th November 2022, 22nd November 2021 to 26th November 2021, 20th March 2023 to 24th March 2023, 23rd October 2023 to 27th October 2023, 4th December 2023 to 8th December 2023, 5th February 2024 to 9th February 2024, 10th June 2024 to 14th June 2024, 16th September 2024 to 20th September 2024

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