Trainer Q Safe for Technical and Professional Training WLL Start Date 20 Oct 2024
Location Qatar
Bldg 44 2nd Floor Office No. 206, Al Difaaf St 893 Zone 38 Al Sadd Doha Qatar
Language English
Contact Places 5

20 Oct – 24 Oct 2024

Course Overview

This course aims to:

Provide a broad-based introduction to ergonomic principles and their application in the design of work, equipment and the workplace. Consideration is given to musculo-skeletal disorders, manual handling, ergonomic aspects of the environment as well as to the social and legal aspects.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course successfully, the student will be able to:

  • apply ergonomic principles to the creation of safer, healthier and more efficient and effective activities in the workplace;
  • conduct ergonomic risk assessments;
  • develop appropriate control measures for ergonomic risk factors;
  • describe work-related causes of musculo-skeletal disorders;
  • design a workplace according to good ergonomic principles;
  • assess ergonomic aspects of the working environment and work organisation.

Course Format

Normally run as a 5-day taught course [minimum 45 hours including practical/demonstration sessions, lectures, tutorials, guided reading, overnight questions and examination].

A multi-choice question (MCQ) examination will be held on day-5 which is an open book examination based on the student manual. On successful completion of each module, students receive an OHTA Certificate for that module.

Course Content

  • Overview of Ergonomics
  • Ergonomics Methods & Techniques
  • Musculo-skeletal Disorders
  • Workplace, Job and Product Design
  • Relevant Physical Factors of the Work Environment
  • Standards and Social Aspects


Note: any references made to standards and best practice documents are provided solely as guidance for candidates and may not represent the most current updates or publications.