Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common injury caused by ergonomic and manual handling practices. Common injuries are Low-back pain and upper and lower limb disorders, including aches, tenderness and stiffness in the legs, hips, shoulders, neck and joints. The injury can be acute or cumulative. Working in awkward postures, prolonged sitting or standing, vibration, use of force and contact stress are factors resulting into MSDs and fatigue related effects.
Malengo ya kozi
Working in awkward postures, prolonged sitting or standing, vibration, use of force and contact stress are factors resulting into MSDs and fatigue related effects.
Matokeo ya Mafunzo
At the end of the course, participants will understand
· General overview of manual handling and ergonomics
· Application of ergonomics
· Work related MSDs and improvement
· Ergonomic principles
· Manual handling techniques.
The course duration is 3 days, including class discussions, assignments and practical on atmospheric hazard monitoring etc.
The course fee is Tshs 250,000/= per participant which will cover tuition fee, training materials /booklet, food and refreshment during the course.
An OSHA certificate will be issued after successful completion of the course.