Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8770507
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-3)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Principal of ergonomics, worker-workplace interactions, occupational factors affecting the worker, shift work, workplace hazards, occupational risk factors for musculoskeletal system and disorders, work physiology, lifting, workplace design, Ergonomic guidelines for sedentary and standing tasks, effect of thermal factors, noise, vibration, and illumination, ergonomic assessment of the workplace