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Ergonomics: Managing for Results

June 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Course Overview

Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program:

Learn to take control of the #1 cause of workplace injuries by designing and implementing a practical, effective ergonomics program.

This course shows you how to recognize risk factors, conduct an ergonomics worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, and select appropriate control methods.

Repetitive motion and overexertion are the largest risk factors facing American workers today. We’ll show you how to reduce the number and severity of musculoskeletal injuries in your workplace with a practical and effective ergonomics program. Workers who suffer repetitive motion injuries spend a median of 19 days off the job. If you’re a business owner, manager, supervisor or HR professional, this course can help you understand the importance of keeping your employees free from ergonomic-related injuries. You’ll learn how to prevent repetitive motion and overexertion — the biggest risk factors facing American workers today.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

  • Learn the basic concepts relating of ergonomics in the workplace.
  • Gain skills to recognize ergonomic risk factors related to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs).
  • Determine how to conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, and evaluate and rank hazards.
  • Assess various control methods, and select the method best suited to the level of risk.
  • Identify steps to implementing a successful ergonomics program at your workplace.

Who Should Attend

Safety managers, coordinators, specialists and other full-time safety practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone with safety responsibilities.


Registration/Networking: 8:15 – 8:30 am
Course: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison). WSC training center will include i-Pads for you to place your luncheon order.


Chevon Cook, Safety Manager, or Kady Olson, Sr. Safety Manager, Wisconsin Safety Council.


Regular Price: $450
Discounted Member: $350
Course materials included: NSC Participant Guide

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Attend this course and earn .65 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.

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June 27
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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