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Certificate in Practical Ergonomics

ErgonomicsDo you want to gain an understanding of Workplace Ergonomics in relation to Health, Safety and Productivity in a workplace setting?

Date: NOV 27th — DEC 1st,  2017

Venue: LCE Training Academy  Waterford

Cost: €1,695.00 (* 5% discount for Chamber members)

The LCE Certificate in Practical Ergonomics training course starting November 27th here in the LCE Training Academy  is specifically aimed at Ergonomics and Best Practice. This is a unique 5 day course as it is the first of its kind in Ireland. It will give you the know-how and tools to be able to carry out basic ergonomic assessments – this will include:

  • Physical assessments to optimise operator productivity and comfort,


  • Assessments of the cognitive processes involved in human-system interaction and apply standard principles of design for information processing to reduce the potential for human error.

It is for professionals who need to develop their understanding of, and competence in, the practical application of ergonomics in the workplace, from risk assessment to accident investigation. It will cover the following topics:

  • Principles of Ergonomics
  • Human Capabilities Physical, Cognitive & Organisational
  • Ergonomic Assessment Tools
  • Design Interventions for Industry & Office Settings
  • Implementing Improvement Programmes

Trainer: Ita Leyden BE, M.Sc., C.Eng., C.MIOSH  Consultant Ergonomist and Forensic Engineer

Recognised as one of the foremost experts in the field, Ita lectures in Ergonomics in UCD and is a regular speaker on the subject at conferences and seminars. For over 25 years, Ita has been providing ergonomic consultancy and practical solutions to clients in Ireland, Europe and the US.

Booking online here or for further info call LCE 051 364344.




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