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The Irish Ergonomics Society Annual Conference 2015 will be held at Trinity College Dublin on 18th of June 2015. Read More

Basic Training for Physical Ergonomics Risk Assessment

Dublin Institute of Technology
Cathal Brugha Street Dublin 1
Room 16

Friday, 25th of November 2016


9.00 - 9.15 Registration and coffee

9.15 - 9.30 Welcoming note
Dr Chiara Leva, Trinity College Dublin

9.30 - 09.50 HSA Perspective on Ergonomics assessment
Frank Power, Health and Safety Authority Ireland

10.00 - 11.00 Workstation design
Ita Leyden

11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 - 11.45 Physical ergonomics risk assessment standards and requirements (ISO/TR 12295, IS/EN1005)
Dr Leonard O’Sullivan, University of Limerick

11.45 - 13.00 Musculoskeletal loading assessment in the field : e.g. Niosh equations and or Rula, etc. pros and cons
Muriel Johnson

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.00 Advanced/ research methods for musculoskeletal loading assessment
Dr Leonard O’Sullivan, University of Limerick

15.00 - 16.00 Exercises and applications

16.00 - 16.15 Questions and Answers, concluding remarks

Click here for the program in PDF format.


Registration is now closed.

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Dublin Institute of Technology, Room 16 in Catha Brugha street, Dublin 1


No free parking provided on campus unfortunately. Possible viable option is Q-Park Clerys Car Park 1 Marlborough St (01) 874 8902.