Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Ergonomics: Managing for Results

National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate Course

Workers who suffer repetitive motion injuries spend a median of 19 days off the job. If you’re a business owner, manager, supervisor or HR professional, this course can help you understand the importance of keeping your employees free from ergonomic-related injuries. You’ll learn how to prevent repetitive motion and overexertion — the biggest risk factors facing American workers today.

This course will teach you to take control of the #1 cause of workplace injuries by designing and implementing a practical, effective ergonomics program. This National Safety Council course shows you how to recognize risk factors, conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, and select appropriate control methods. What you will learn:

Basic concepts of workplace ergonomics

Recognizing ergonomic risk factors related to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDS)

Conducting a workplace ergonomic analysis, evaluating and ranking hazards

Assessing control methods and selecting the method best suited to the risk level

Implementing a successful ergonomics program at your workplace

Course materials:

Participant Guide

Who would benefit: Safety managers, coordinators, specialists, and other full-time safety practitioners; safety committee members; operations managers; loss control managers; human resources professionals; and anyone with safety responsibilities.

Continuing Education Unit

A Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a measure of participation in a recognized continuing education program with qualified instruction and sponsorship. CEU records are widely used to provide evidence of completion of continuing education requirements mandated by certification bodies, professional societies or government licensing boards.**Continuance of Certification.

If you are a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), you must achieve 25 Continuation of Certification (COC) points in each five-year period or COC cycle to keep your CSP certification valid. The COC program ensures that CSPs remain current in professional safety practice.

***Certification Maintenance ABIH states the purpose of Certification Maintenance is to insure that CIHs/CAIHs continue to develop and enhance their professional industrial hygiene knowledge and skills for the duration of their active careers.


$325 Member    $425 Non-Member

7 MESH Hours   .65 CEUs

2018 Dates

March 14 in Raleigh
June 20 in Charlotte
August 22 in Raleigh
November 14 in Charlotte

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We hope you do not have to cancel, but if you need to do so, cancellation notices received in writing seven (7) or more days prior to the first day of class will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days before the first day of class will be refunded 75% of the course fee in the form of a SHCNC Voucher for future training. Unused Vouchers expire one year after date of issue. Substitutions are welcomed. No shows and cancellations received after the start of class will not be eligible for a refund. This policy will be enforced so please plan ahead if you need to cancel - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, the NC Chapter of the National Safety Council.

Onsite Training!

Your Place or Ours

Call Matthew Thompson in Raleigh at (919) 719-9818 or Ian Starkey in Charlotte at (704) 644-4220