Introduction to Ergonomics for engineers & designers

Organisation profile

LCE is a specialist safety engineering consultancy providing the full range of safety consultancy and training services to clients in all industrial and commercial sectors.

Training aim

The aim of this course is to introduce the concept of ergonomics and understand the application of ergonomics risk factors in workplace design.

Learning objectives

Introduce the concept of ergonomics and understand the application of ergonomics risk factors in workplace design.

Course outline

Introduction to Ergonomics – physical, cognitive and organisational

Overview of the Musculoskeletal System

Mechanism of injury

Ergonomic considerations in design process

Ergonomic controls

Ergonomic assessment

Trainer's profile

Ita Leyden - B.E., M.Sc., Dip.Em, C.Eng M.IEI, C.MIOSH Managing Director.

Ita is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Safety Professional with over 25 years experience in safety, engineering and ergonomics.  Working in all areas of business, Ita has worked in construction and design as a client, designer, PSDP and PSCS over the past 20 years.

Ita is also a part time lecturer of Ergonomics in University College of Dublin.

Course duration

 Half day

Assessment and Certification

LCE Certificate in the Introduction to Ergonomics for Engineers and Designers

Who should attend

Project engineers, process engineers, architects, project supervisors, facilities managers, engineering managers, capital project managers and anyone responsible for specifying user requirements

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