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Introduction and overview of ergonomics week 2: anthropometry-i week 3: anthropometry-ii week 4: physical ergonomics-i week 5: physical ergonomics- ii. An introduction to ergonomics this material was produced under grant [ sh20856sh0] from the occupational safety and health administration, us. The first module available is an 'introduction to ergonomics', which includes information on how to set up a workstation correctly, providing a step-by-step guide. The motivational factors driving ergonomic intervention seminar structure: • introduction to workplace ergonomics • identification of potential health problems.
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