W506 – Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)

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With over 11 years experience, Gully Howard Technical are experts within our fields committed to delivering professional and quality training worldwide. This include the OHTA Module W506 -Ergonomics.

The W506 Ergonomics Training course is an optional module under the Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) international qualification scheme. 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 W506 syllabus here.

W506 Aims

Provide a broad based introduction to ergonomic principles and their application in the design of work equipment and the workplace. Consideration is given to musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling, ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as to the social and legal aspects.

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

Newcastle, Online, Portsmouth

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

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    Upcoming W506 - Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE) Courses

    Mon 20 Mar 2023 - Fri 24 Mar 2023

    • W506 - Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)
      Single person
    • £1,375.00
      per person
    • +£100.00 Exam Fees
    • 09:00 am 20/03/2023 - 04:00 pm 24/03/2023
    • 5 days
    • ONLINE

    • Includes Lunch**
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    • W506 - Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)
      Onsite
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    • Includes Exam Fees
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    Mon 23 Oct 2023 - Fri 27 Oct 2023

    • W506 - Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)
      Single person
    • £1,375.00
      per person
    • +£100.00 Exam Fees
    • 09:00 am 23/10/2023 - 04:00 pm 27/10/2023
    • 5 days
    • ONLINE

    • Includes Lunch**
    • Sign Up Now
    • W506 - Ergonomics Essentials (Including Manual Handling and DSE)
      Onsite
    • Call Now
      for a quote
    • Includes Exam Fees
    • At a date of your choosing***
    • 5 days
    • On site at your chosen location

    • Contact us now to request a quote
    • Get A Quote

    * Group booking discount applies to a minumum group size of 6 or more bookings.
    ** Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking. All catering provided by an external company.
    *** Subject to availability.