CBESĀ®Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CBES course, students will thoroughly understand:

  1. The definition and science of ergonomics and its role in injury prevention and wellness.
  2. Clinical anatomy and biomechanical principles that form the foundation of ergonomics and wellness.
  3. Types of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and illnesses related to poor ergonomics and lifestyles.
  4. Common pitfalls of reactive medicine and best medical management techniques for common MSDs.
  5. Work-related (ergonomic) and lifestyle-related causes of MSDs and illness.
  6. Effects of aging on human performance and work capacities.
  7. How to perform effective office ergonomic assessments.
  8. How to perform effective field ergonomic assessments and apply the NIOSH Lift equation.
  9. The role of physical demands validations in job matching tests and compliance with EEOC / ADA
  10. How to apply and integrate ergonomics with behavioral-based and wellness concepts.
  11. How to effectively resolve ergonomic problems with no-cost and low costs interventions.

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