Ergonomic Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design

May 23 – 24, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI

Registration for this course is full. To be placed on a wait list, contact Teresa at or 734-763-2243.

Course Description

The two-day course, Ergonomic 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) located 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 a scholarship, contact with the required organization size and location information.

General Information

Prince Conference Center at Calvin College
1800 East Beltline SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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

Pre-registration is required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration for this course is full. To be placed on a wait list, contact Teresa at or 734-763-2243.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation notification must be received no later than May 2, 2017 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.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for program attendees until , April 22, 2017 at Prince Conference Center ($135/night). Please contact Prince Conference Center directly at 616-526-7200 to make a reservation stating the group name “The Regents of the University of Michigan”. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements and payment.

In the past, the University of Michigan has accredited this course as 1.2 CEUs. This course contains 12.5 hours of technical contact time that can be claimed for CM credit.