Workshops and Events

Repetitive Strain Injuries Prevention and Office Ergonomics

Description

The purpose of this 2-day workshop is to provide participants with the required knowledge and skills to enable them to identify symptoms and causes of work-related upper limbs disorders. Throughout the two days, participants would be able to achieve a better understanding of office ergonomic setup and be able to evaluate and adjust their own workstations accordingly.

Despite common beliefs that the office provides a safe environment in which to work, many hazards exist which cause thousands of injuries and health problems each year among office workers. Since one-third of the work force is in offices, even low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses can have an immense impact on employee safety and health.

The delivery will be done using a blended learning approach using a variety of training methods including role playing, individual activities, group discussions and activities, relevant case studies to keep trainees engaged at all times.

The course workshop employs various approaches and techniques to identify repetitive strain injuries symptoms and causes

There will be a focus is on ergonomic workstation setup as it’s one of the root causes of such injuries.

Each candidate using a checklist provided by the trainer would carry out a practical application of workstation evaluation.


Objectives

By the end of this program participants will;


Target Audience

Health and Safety Professionals looking after the process of repetitive strain injuries prevention at their workplace 

The workshops is also an added value to everyone working in an office environment or uses a workstation for a considerable amount of time on his daily work especially


Outline


Ref Location From To Cost
HSE02 Dubai 27-10-2019 28-10-2019 KWD 150