Ergonomics Safety Training

In accordance with Federal OSHA and NIOSH Guidelines

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As a safety specialist, I'm always looking for high-quality training resources. This Ergonomics Safety Training course impressed me with its clear and concise delivery of essential ergonomics principles.

Sarah Jones, Safety Specialist

I oversee a large production team, and preventing repetitive strain injuries is a constant concern. This ergonomics safety training course provided my team with the knowledge and tools needed to identify ergonomic risks in their workstations and take ownership of their well-being. We've implemented several changes based on the training, resulting in a more comfortable and productive work environment.

Michael Lee, Production Supervisor

Employee well-being and productivity are my top priorities. This course proved to be a valuable learning resource for both employees and management. Employees learned how to optimize their workstations for comfort and injury prevention, leading to a healthier workforce. The management benefited from understanding what their role is and how they should lead our ergonomics program.

Emily Garcia, Human Resources Manager

Working for a packaging company, we have tagged ergonomics risks at higher levels due to several repetitive tasks that employees must do daily. This course provided good detail on the ergonomics program which helped us improve our program for the better.

Tray Vince, Associate Manager – Safety and Health

Cost: $39.99 / person

2 Hour Course | CEUs: 0.2

Ergonomics Safety Training

The Ergonomics Safety Training course is designed to empower employers and employees to create a safer and healthier work environment by following the guidelines provided by OSHA and NIOSH for creating injury-free workplaces using ergonomic solutions. The course is also developed in accordance with OSHA's General Duty Clause. This sets forth accepted practices for ergonomics safety training to support a significant reduction of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) and other workplace ergonomics risks.

This training explores the fundamentals of ergonomics and supports understanding the science of designing tasks and surroundings to fit the human body. The course explains key ergonomics principles and will emphasize proactive strategies for preventing MSDs through early intervention, safe work design principles, and prioritizing overall employee well-being.

Who Can Benefit from Ergonomics Safety Training?

This training course is valuable for all employees in the workplace as ergonomic risks are prevalent across all industries and jobs. Facility managers, safety professionals, engineers, maintenance staff, HR personnel, and ergonomics specialists, will gain greater insight and learn essential skills for creating ergonomic-friendly programs and environments to enhance workplace safety and productivity.

Some Benefits of HAZWOPER OSHA Online Training

You can take the final exam once you complete the required study time. Upon passing the final exam, you will receive an electronic Ergonomics Safety Training certificate of course completion which will be emailed to you immediately.

  • Our online support is available 24/7, 365-days a year.
  • Our telephone support is available Monday to Saturday 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Pacific time).

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Our interactive Ergonomics Safety Training course adds more value for the learner by creating a two-way dialogue and enabling a personalized, user-focused experience from start to finish. We periodically update content and add new videos, graphics, and animations to make the user experience interesting, informative, and enjoyable while keeping the safety training course content fresh and as dynamic as possible.

This Ergonomics Safety Training course is narrated by professional narrators, who know how to bring their words to life in an enthusiastic, conversational tone. We firmly believe that the right voice can help elevate your learning experience.

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This Ergonomics Safety Training course can be taken entirely online. The material can be accessed anywhere, anytime from a computer, iPad®, iPhone®, or an Android® device of your choice. All you need is a fast internet connection and access to a web browser. All our training courses are built using HTML 5, making it more compatible with the browser on your smartphone or another mobile device such as a tablet.

Our cloud-based learning management system (LMS) tracks your progress, which means you can seamlessly switch between different devices during your Ergonomics Safety Training without losing any progress. This means you can stop training in the middle of a lesson on your iPad® and resume your online training course on your iPhone® without missing a step.

As our safety training courses are self-paced, you can complete this training at your convenience, moving through training content as quickly or slowly as you like.

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Our course focuses on equipping you with vital knowledge to create a thriving work environment. Ergonomics focuses on designing tasks and surroundings to fit the human body, just like a perfectly designed machine. By optimizing workstations and work practices, you can significantly reduce the risk of work-related MSDs – a leading cause of workplace injuries and a drain on productivity.

The primary objective of the Ergonomics Safety Training course is to empower learners to create a safer and healthier work environment. By providing you with the knowledge to identify ergonomic risk factors, understand the impact of MSDs, and implement preventative solutions, this program fosters a culture of continuous improvement. You will gain the skills to prioritize effective solutions and collaborate with managers and employees to a design workplace that promotes well-being and optimizes productivity.

Course Objectives – Ergonomics Safety Training

After completing the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Define ergonomics and recognize its significance in workplace safety.
  • Identify common types and causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  • Understand work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs).
  • Explore OSHA's perspective on ergonomic hazards and regulations.
  • Implement proactive strategies to prevent ergonomic issues.
  • Analyze the health effects of ergonomic risk factors.
  • Recognize the role of ergonomics programs in continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement an effective ergonomics program.
  • Apply the hierarchy of controls to mitigate ergonomic hazards.

Ergonomics Safety Training Course Syllabus

This Ergonomics Safety Training course consists of 4 lessons. Students are required to take each lesson in sequential order as listed below.

Course Content

Ergonomics Safety Training: Introduction

Lesson 1: Ergonomics - An Overview

In this lesson, we'll establish a foundation for ergonomics. We'll explore why employee safety and health are paramount, and introduce ergonomics as the science dedicated to optimizing work environments for human well-being. This translates to a significant reduction in workplace injuries, particularly MSDs. You'll also gain insights into OSHA’s views and guidelines on Ergonomics.

Lesson 2: Ergonomic Risk Factors

In this lesson, we'll shift gears toward proactive prevention. We'll delve into the importance of identifying and addressing potential ergonomic issues early on. This proactive approach is key to preventing discomfort and injuries before they escalate into bigger problems. Strategies like early intervention, safe work design principles, and how prioritizing worker well-being extends beyond the confines of the workplace clock will all be explored.

Lesson 3: Ergonomics Programs

In this lesson, we'll explore the world of ergonomics programs and their significance. We'll delve into the guiding principles behind this process and the steps to follow to effectively develop and implement an ergonomics program, equipping you with practical strategies to cultivate an optimal work environment. This translates to building a sustainable culture of safety and well-being within your organization.

Lesson 4: Hazard Controls

Through this lesson, we'll delve into the importance of ergonomic solutions in minimizing workplace injuries and discomfort. We'll empower organizations to prioritize safety effectively by understanding the hierarchy of controls, which includes engineering solutions, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE). Through these key strategies, we'll equip you to implement effective ergonomic solutions to eliminate or reduce ergonomic risk factors.

Final Examination

certificate of completion of Ergonomics Safety Training

This Ergonomics Safety Training course is designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers and is updated and reviewed as soon as new requirements or regulations are issued by OSHA, DOT, EPA, and other regulatory agencies.

This course is created in line with OSHA and NIOSH recommendations and best practices for ergonomics.

IACET-Accredited Trainer

IACET Accredited Provider

The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) originated the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and currently ensures that providers of continuing education and training uphold high-quality standards by adhering to the ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training through a rigorous accreditation process.

HAZWOPER OSHA Training LLC, provider No. #5660391-1, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). We adhere to the globally recognized ANSI/IACET Standard for excellence in instructional practices. This accreditation enables HAZWOPER OSHA Training to issue the IACET CEU, validating the quality of our educational offerings.

Enrollees in this Ergonomics Safety Training course will earn 0.2 CEUs.


Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save, or print your Course Completion Certificate in PDF format.

Training Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

A Final Note

It is important to remember that attending a training course on its own will not make a worker competent. Competence is developed over time by implementing the knowledge acquired through a training course to on-the-job work processes. Therefore, in addition to this online course, you must receive additional on-site training from your employer.

As an employer, do you want to train your employees as a team? Do your employees want to learn from a qualified instructor?

HAZWOPER OSHA offers customized group instructor-led training (ILT). We facilitate virtual/remote and in-person client-site training for groups of all sizes, led by OSHA-authorized trainers who guide individuals through the key topics of Ergonomics Safety Training as per OSHA and NIOSH guidelines and best practices for ergonomics.

We can customize this Ergonomics Safety Training course with your workplace-specific requirements so you can quickly and easily meet your workplace safety and health training goals.

Virtual Instructor-Led Group Training

Rates for the virtual/remote group ILT training courses are dependent on the number of participants and changes required (if any) to the course content. To get a quote,
email ([email protected]) or call (1-866-429-6742) with the:

  • Course(s) of your choice,
  • Preferred date for scheduling the training, and
  • Number of employees expected to be trained.

We will get you a quote within 24 Hours!

In-Person Client-Site Instructor-Led Group Training

To get a quote for in-person client-site ILT group safety training, email ([email protected]) or call (1-866-429-6742) with the following details:

  • Course(s) of your choice,
  • Preferred date(s) for the training,
  • Location for the training, and
  • Number of expected participants.

We will get you a quote within 24 Hours!

For more information about in-person client-site and virtual group instructor-led training, click here.

‘Large corporations often operate and manage in-house learning management systems (LMS).’

We understand this statement and are ready to support employers in fulfilling their safety training goals by providing you with SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004 compatible safety training course files.

If you are in search of SCORM-compliant safety training courses developed in compliance with OSHA, HAZWOPER, NFPA 70E, DOT Hazmat, and RCRA safety regulations, then you are at the right place!

As experts in the field of safety training, we at HAZWOPER OSHA Training are aware of the various methods employers use to train their employees. Therefore, we are prepared to develop customized SCORM packages to suit your organization’s safety training needs. As such, we can convert this online Ergonomics Safety Training course into a SCORM package to enable you to train your employees using your company’s LMS, making training accessible and hassle-free.

For information on rates, email ([email protected]) or call (1-866-429-6742), and we will get you a quote within 24 Hours!

To learn more about SCORM Packages, click here.

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Ergonomics Safety Training
Answer: All our courses are designed to take a specific amount of time. However, some students may get through this online training course much faster than others. This training course will take around 2 hours to complete.
Answer: The Ergonomics Safety Training course holds significant importance for various reasons.
  • Prioritizes Safety: It prevents injuries by identifying ergonomic risks.
  • Ensures Compliance: It helps organizations understand and comply with OSHA's General Duty Clause.
  • Empowers with Solutions: It educates participants on recognizing and addressing ergonomic hazards and implementing effective ergonomics solutions.
  • Boosts Productivity and Morale: By optimizing workplaces for comfort and efficiency, ergonomics reduces fatigue and improves worker well-being, leading to a more productive and engaged workforce.
Answer: OSHA's General Duty Clause mandates employers provide a safe workplace. Ergonomics training helps organizations comply with this clause by teaching employees to identify and address ergonomic hazards. Additionally, this course adheres to the guidelines and recommendations outlined by OSHA and NIOSH for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) through the implementation of ergonomic solutions.
Answer: It is recommended that employers provide employees with refresher training at least once every three years.
Answer: The certification remains valid for 3 years and can be renewed by re-taking this same course.
Answer: As ergonomic risks exists across all industries and job types, all employees and self-employed individuals can benefit from taking this training course.
Additionally, various professionals across industries would gain valuable knowledge and skills by enrolling in this Ergonomics Safety Training course. They include:
  • Facility managers and supervisors
  • Safety professionals
  • Engineers (mechanical, industrial, etc.)
  • Maintenance technicians and operators
  • Ergonomics specialists and consultants
  • HR personnel
  • Office workers
Answer: Upon completing the final examination of this Ergonomics Safety Training course, you can immediately download, save, or print your Course Completion Certificate in PDF format.
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