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Laboratory Safety: Laboratory Ergonomics

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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
marclerg_vod
Training Time ?
13 to 20 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
8
Quiz Questions
7
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
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Overview

While in the laboratory, you mind may be focused on obvious health risks, such as using hazardous chemicals, but these are not the only hazards to be aware of. The way you sit, stand or even hold a tool may be causing unnecessary strain on your body. This On Demand training lesson teaches you how ergonomics help you adapt your work habits to your unique physical makeup, thus keeping you healthy in the laboratory.

Even simple tasks such as sitting in a chair or reading a manual may pose ergonomic threats. Sitting improperly can strain your back and neck, while holding your material either too far or too close may place undue stress on your eyes. This online training video demonstrates how to recognize ergonomic dangers, as well as how to adjust your actions in order to prevent them. Information on proper lifting techniques, as well as the best body positions that reduce exertion is included.

Knowing and understanding ergonomics helps prevent workplace injuries. Disregarding proper ergonomic standards may temporarily or permanently render you unable to work. Use this Video On Demand training to learn how to address ergonomic hazards, prevent injuries, and keep a safe and healthy laboratory.

This course has been updated to include GHS container labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for GHS compliance.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

All those who work in a laboratory

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Customizing Your Work Area
  • Maintaining Neutral Body Positions
  • Protecting Yourself From Injury
  • Avoiding Eye Strain
  • Avoiding Back & Neck Strain
  • Proper Lifting Techniques
  • Review

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