Applied Workplace Ergonomics

When & Where
10-11 August 2011
NEC, UP Diliman, Quezon City

RATIONALE
Better safe than sorry.

Decent and safe workplaces are a necessary prerequisite to a firm’s lasting productivity and viability.

Work-related injuries and accidents account for numerous lost man-hours as well as substantial amounts for employee compensation and rehabilitation.

In general, ergonomics is concerned with optimizing the interaction of humans with environments, objects and systems. Ergonomics applies multidisciplinary knowledge in the design of equipment and work areas to minimize worker fatigue and discomfort, therefore maximizing their productivity and well-being.

Applying ergonomics in the design of workplaces need not be an expensive endeavor. This two-day lecture-workshop will expose the participant to the various concepts of ergonomics and its practical applications. It features hands-on and practical workshop examples that can be easily replicated in your respective workplaces.

TOPICS
DAY 1
Introduction to Ergonomics
Ergonomic Risk Factors
Ergonomic Work Design

DAY 2
Office Ergonomics
Tools for Ergonomic Evaluation and Assessment
Workshop

TARGET PARTICIPANTS
Safety professionals, Designated company Safety Officers, Office Administrators, Supervisors and Managers in the service and manufacturing industries.

ABOUT THE RESOURCE PERSON
Ronald Aaron Po was formerly an Assistant Professor and currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Ergonomics, Advanced Methods Engineering and Statistical Design of Experiments. He has published and presented papers on various Human Factors and Ergonomics topics. He finished his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering fromthe University of the Philippines Diliman.

PARTICIPATION FEE
Participation fee is nine thousand five hundred pesos only (P9,500.00) per person. This already includes course materials, course certificate, morning and afternoon snacks, and lunch. You may pay in cash or in check. Please make checks payable to UP Engineering Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (UPERDFI), a NON-PROFIT, NON-VAT, ZERO-RATED VAT, TAX-EXEMPT foundation. Payments may also be brought on the first day of the training.

Avail of the P9,025.00 early bird rate if you pay your registration on or before 8 March 2011! 5% discount is also offered to a group of five (5) or more participants fromone company!

Hurry! Register now! Slots are limited!

For training concerns and/or queries, please don’t hesitate to send an email or call the office.

National Engineering Center
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
Phone numbers: (02) 922-4714, (02) 981-8500 ext 3008
Email: nec.training@up.edu.ph
Look for Ms. Arlene de Ocampo

Click here to view the Applied Workplace Ergonomics Workshop flyer for more details.

Click here to download the Registration Form.

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2 thoughts on “Applied Workplace Ergonomics”

  1. i am physical therapist.i want to attend but are you using medical or more on engineering /technical terms

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