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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: COHS 516</span>

COHS 516 Ergonomics


Certificate and Degree Credit
Community Services Program Area


Prerequisite(s): (ENH 220 and CPCS 106) or in OC006
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $642.92* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of ergonomics emphasizing applications to product design and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries. The focus includes anthropometry, workplace design, and biomechanical and other human factors. It also covers physical and cognitive principles relevant to human performance and well-being that are reflected in workspace, interface and task design including controls and displays and manual materials handling. Ergonomic assessment methodologies will be used to assess design features and possible musculoskeletal problems.

Note: Registered certificate program students without the course prerequisites may apply for consideration to enrol in this course without the required prerequisites. Contact ce@ryerson.ca for more information.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2018.
Winter 2019
Enrolment for Winter 2019 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 11, 2019. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 06 May 2019-27 Jul 2019

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