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182.621.81 INTRODUCTION TO ERGONOMICS

Cancelled

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Myrna Callison
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning.

Description:

Introduces the fundamental principles of ergonomics, including terminology, concepts, and applications of physiology, anthropometry, biomechanics, psychology, and engineering to work place and work methods design. Emphasizes the complex relationships among workers, job demands, work place designs, and work methods. Prepares students for advanced study in safety science, industrial hygiene, injury prevention, industrial engineering, and safety and health management.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on assignments, and mid-term and final exams.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Consent required for students not in the MHS OEH PTIB program.

For consent, contact:

mcalliso@jhsph.edu