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Industrial Ergonomics Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Recall the underlying principle of ergonomics in the workplace and core risk factors
  • Match warning signs and symptoms with solutions and actions
  • Identify ergonomic principles

Available in English, Spanish

6 Minutes

This lesson introduces the concept of ergonomics in a general industry setting, brings awareness to cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), reviews warning signs, symptoms, and actions to take, and identifies ergonomics principles that can help reduce the occurrence of injury in the first place.

Course Outline
  • Industrial Ergonomics Overview
Regulations
  • OSH Act of 1970, General Duty Clause, Section 5 (a)(1)(2)