Ergonomics Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design

April 4 – 5, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

Advance registration for this course has ended. Please contact for additional information.

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) 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.


Advance registration for this course has ended. Please contact for additional information.

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

Auxiliary aids, services and other reasonable accommodations are available, upon prior request, to individuals with disabilities.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation notification must be received no later than March 14, 2018 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 , March 4, 2018 at Prince Conference Center ($145/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.

The University of Michigan has accredited this course as 1.2 CEUs, program number 18-01. This course contains 12.5 hours of technical contact time that can be claimed for CM credit.