Learn to plan and manage your ergonomics process in two short sessions.
Every successful ergonomics process requires a driver to establish the roadmap and continually monitor progress. Whether you are just starting out in the field and need to learn how to do ergonomics right or are a veteran looking for new tools and strategies to increase process performance, this online workshop series is for you.
In just one week, over two sessions, participants will use the Plan, Do, Check, Act cycle of continuous improvement to plan and document their company’s ergonomics process. Post-workshop activities and homework will be assigned between the sessions to verify learnings.
Who should attend:
This interactive, online series is intended for site, division, and corporate level ergonomics leaders.
written ergonomics plan template
worksheet guide to selecting ergonomics team members
stakeholder alignment activity exercise
ergonomics plan self-assessment form
tip sheet for enhancing your ergonomics plan
RACI worksheet for ergonomics roles and responsibilities
training requirements template
ergonomics process implementation Gantt chart template
Get Additional Time with Your Instructor!
As a participant in the series, you’ll also get a 1:1 meeting with the course instructor, a board-certified ergonomist and trainer, after each week to review assignments and approve the final ergonomics plan document!
Bonus! This course is also eligible for continuing education credit and participants will receive a certificate upon full completion.
This two-hour workshop will show you how to successfully launch a company-wide ergonomics process. Participants will learn how to draft a written ergonomics plan and establish a team before initiating a continuous improvement process. Post-workshop activities to align stakeholders will be assigned as homework.
Introduction to Process Ownership
Elements of an ergonomics plan
Communicating changes in your ergonomics plan
Stakeholders and Alignment
Collecting stakeholder input
Aligning expectations regarding results and resources
Selecting and Organizing Your Ergonomics Team
Assessing Your Current Ergonomics Plan
Day 2: Creating the Framework
Building on the process planning steps from day one, this two-hour session focuses on the details of your plan. including performance metrics, the roles and responsibilities, and training assignments. The session concludes with a discussion of common traps to avoid when implementing an ergonomics process.
Types of measures
Choosing measures based on process maturity
How to collect and report measures
Defining Roles and Responsibilities
Overview of ergonomics process responsibilities
Introduction to RACI matrix
Using RACI matrix to define roles and responsibilities for ergonomics
Establishing Training Requirements
Linking training requirements to ergonomics responsibilities