[Online, NEW] Understand Ergonomics at Workplace
Course Information
  • 14-Sep-2022
  • Online
  • Tan Yi Ning
  • English
  • RM 590
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm



Ergonomics is a way of designing workstations and safe work practices to accommodate the capabilities of workers. Ergonomic design reduces risk factors known to contribute to occupational ergonomic injuries and illnesses, the most common is musculoskeletal disorder (MSD). In this training, the trainer will demonstrate the 10 principles of ergonomics and control measures to reduce the ergonomics associated illness and injury.




Participants will benefit by being able to:

⚫  To identify ergonomics risk factor

⚫  To understand health effects associated with ergonomics risk factor

⚫  Determine 10 principle of ergonomics and control measures in workplace




⚫  Management Representative

⚫  EHS Executive

⚫  Safety and Health Committee members

⚫  Operator

⚫  Supervisor

⚫  Leader

⚫  Head of Department

⚫  Production Manager




Theory Presentation, Examples/ Case Studies, Quiz





Date:    14 September 2022 (Wed)

Time:    9.00am – 5.00pm

Mode:  Online/ Interactive


FEE:   [ HRD Corp Claimable ]


   - Early Bird Offer (before 18 Jul 2022)     –     RM 490

   - Special Offer (before 1 Aug 2022)     –      RM 540

   - Normal Fee      –      RM 590


>> Fee includes Course Notes & Certificate of Completion and 6% Service Tax


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9.00am        Module 1: Introduction of Ergonomics

                    ◼ OSHA 1994 Objectives
                    ◼ What is Ergonomics
                    ◼ Type of Ergonomics
                    ◼ Importance of Ergonomics at work


9.30am        Module 2: Ergonomics Risk Factor

                    ◼ Awkward posture/ poor posture

                    ◼ Excessive Force
                    ◼ Repetitive Task
                    ◼ Static Posture

                    ◼ Forceful Exertion
                    ◼ Contact Stress
                    ◼ Vibration (whole body/ hand-arm)

                    ◼ Environmental Factor

10:30am     Morning Break

10:00am     Module 3: Health Effect

                    ◼ Musculoskeletal Disorder (back pain, stiff neck)

                    ◼ Herniated Disc
                    ◼ Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
                    ◼ Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

                    ◼ White Finger

                    ◼ Ganglion cysts

12:30pm    Lunch Break

1.30pm      Module 4:  10 Ergonomics Principle

                  ◼ Keep everything easy to reach

                  ◼ Reduce excessive force

                  ◼ Reduce excessive repetition

                  ◼ Minimise direct pressure

                  ◼ Provide for clearance and access

                  ◼ Work at proper height

                  ◼ Work in good posture

                  ◼ Minimise fatigue

                  ◼ Provide for adjustability and change of posture

                  ◼ 10.Maintain a comfortable environment

3:00pm     Afternoon Break

3.30pm     Module 5: Other Control & Intervention

                  ◼ Administrative Control

                  ◼ Lifting technique
                  ◼ PPE

4.30pm     Quiz

5.00pm     End of Session





Tan Yi Ning

Health & Safety Specialist 

HRDF Exempted Trainer (TTT/6343)


Yi Ning is a consultant and trainer specialist in Occupational Safety and Health and Environmental Management System.

She holds a degree in Environmental and Occupational Health. She was a competent Safety and Health Officer registered with DOSH and involved in safety and health field for more than 10 years. She is also qualified ISO9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO14001:2015 lead auditor, competent person for scheduled waste, waste water treatment plant - physical treatment and Initial/ advance ergonomics competent person.

She pursued her industrial careers in business service industry as the HSE officer, and then as SHE engineer in manufacturing industry. After obtaining the green book, she worked as safety and health officer in a sheet metal fabrication industry. After that she was appointed as environment, safety and health manager in a sheet metal fabrication industry in Johor.

Her area of training expertise include safe chemical handling, noise & hearing conservation training, scheduled waste management, HIRARC, safety awareness training and ISO internal auditor training.



Bachelor Degree in Environmental and Occupational Health, UPM


Professional Qualification

• 10 years of experience in the areas of Environmental, Safety and Health

    - Certified Safety and Health Officer (HQ/16/SHO/04/00559)

    - ISO14001:2015 & ISO45001:2018 lead auditor

    - Waste water treatment plant competent person (CePIETSO- PCP/00772)

    - Scheduled waste competent person (CePSWAM/02181)

    - Scrubber competent person (CePSO/00573)

    - Certified HRDF Trainer (TTT/6343)





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