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Ergonomics Coordinator.

The Delaware City University is pleased to offer two comprehensive certificates in Ergonomics Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate and Applied Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate. The two course, Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate, is comprised of the Foundations and Advanced courses. The three course, Applied Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate builds on the Foundations and Advanced courses and adds a third, Guided Practicum course. Upon completion of the first two courses, you will receive your Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate. You may choose to move on to the Applied Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate at that time by enrolling in the Guided Practicum.

Why this program is needed Designed to enable workplace safety personnel and health professionals to deal with ergonomics issues that often arise in the workplace from poor design of workstations and workplaces.

For whom this program is designed Professions and occupations having particular interest in this course: Health and Safety Professionals, Safety Advisors and Officers, Health and Safety Committee members, Industrial Hygienists, Kinesiologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Human Resource and Personnel Managers, Insurance Providers, Disability Managers, Case Managers, Nurses, Union Leaders, and Business Managers.

Our goal This Certificate will equip graduates with ergonomic skills to enable them to address issues in their workplace, as well as enabling effective prevention programs to minimize risks.
•Comply with the performance based approach to ergonomics
•Train and educate adults in ergonomics using principles of adult learning
•Conduct large scale computer workstation interventions - such as when upgrading chairs or creating a new workspace
•Conduct quality ergonomics assessments
•Determine design specification based on task analysis
•Apply a holistic approach to investigating claims
•Explain human error as a contributing factor in workplace accidents
•Implement participative ergonomics projects

Timeline The first two courses, Ergonomics Foundations and Advanced Ergonomics, are each eight weeks in length and the courses generally run back-to-back with a one week break in-between. The Ergonomics Guided Practicum course is self-directed and does not follow a pre-set timeline. Students are encouraged to finish this course in 16 weeks.

The Online Experience The course is delivered completely online with weekly online classroom sessions. Students will participate in "live" and interactive seminars and/or conferences with experienced instructors.

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