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ENVM 6014 Ergonomics (Fall and Spring)



Course Description:

This course focuses on ergonomics as a multidisciplinary preventive science concerned with the design and redesign of work environments, work stations, machines, tooling, office organization, selection of equipment and methods of material handling based upon human characteristics and capabilities, and training employees in using equipment and performing tasks in a more healthful and comfortable manner. The course also focuses on the investigation of environmental factors such as light, acoustics, temperature, humidity, and air quality, which affect employees and the manner in which they conduct their work.