Ergonomic Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design

May 18 – 19, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI

Course Description

The two-day course, Ergonomics Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design, will be offered in Grand Rapids, MI. A limited number of scholarships* will be available for people from small and medium-sized Michigan companies. The course topics include:

  • Analysis and Design of Jobs for Control of Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Medical Aspects of Ergonomics Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Ergonomics and Office Work Station Design
  • Low Back Pain and Design of Manual Materials Handling Operations
  • Quantitative Job Analysis Tools and Software
  • Conducting Ergonomic Job Analyses
  • Job Analysis Case Studies

* A limited number of partial scholarships are funded by a Consultation Education and Training (CET) Grant awarded by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). Scholarships are limited to individuals from small and medium-sized businesses (generally less than 250 employees) in the State of Michigan. Scholarships will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis, with the sponsors reserving the right to limit the number of scholarship recipients from any single organization in order to serve as many Michigan organizations as possible.  The partial scholarship does not cover costs associated with travel expenses and are granted conditionally upon the receipt of a non-refundable $75 fee to defray lunch and refreshment costs. To apply for the scholarship, complete the online course registration and select the scholarship option.

General Information

Location
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
1800 East Beltline SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616-526-7200

Fee
$475.00 and includes course materials, break refreshments and lunch each day.

Registration
To register for this course click HERE. Pre-registration is required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation notification must be received no later than April 27, 2015 in order to qualify for a refund, less a $75.00 administrative fee. Substitute attendees are welcome. In the unlikely event that the program must be cancelled, the entire submitted registration fee will be refunded without further liability on the part of the organizers.

Lodging
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for program attendees until April 17, 2015 at Prince Conference Center ($115/night). Please contact Prince Conference Center directly at 616-526-7200 to make a reservation stating the group name “University of Michigan Ergonomics IC”. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements and payment.

Accreditation
The University of Michigan has accredited this course as 1.2 CEUs. In past years, ABIH has awarded CM Credit for this event. Currently, it contains 12.5 hours of technical contact time and can still be claimed for CM credit.