Ergonomics Course: Cost Effective Ergonomics


Ergonomic Course: Cost Effective Ergonomics

The research driven course will allow attendees to familiarise themselves with the modern thinking in ergonomics and the newest and most effective solutions in preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs).

The course will be focused on the office environment. It will enable attendees to prevent and manage occupational injuries among employees. It will examine research done around the problem areas and how best to tackle them.

The course will cover:

1.  How the most common injuries for office based workers can be caused due to the work environment.

2.  How these can be significantly reduced in the office by creating an ergonomic environment.

3.  Cost/Benefit analysis of creating an ergonomic environment in the workplace

4.  Understanding what is available - with break out session for testing

5.  How to set up a chair and workstation ergonomically

6.  Sitting school - How to minimise strain while sitting.

After the course participants will:

Manage employee injuries more effectively

Be able to apply your knowledge to future seating and equipment procurement. Be supplied with an occupational health pack to help them diagnose the most appropriate solution for each particular problem area. The pack goes through the common Work Related Injuries and provides the potential solutions taking into account the probable cause.

The Trainer:

James Kennedy, Senior Ergonomic Consultant, KOS Ergonomics

James has worked for KOS Ergonomics for over five years. KOS has been the leading supplier of ergonomic equipment, furniture and solutions to the Irish market for more than
ten years. James works with some Ireland's top companies helping them to minimise the risk of occupational injuries that are becoming more common in an office environment.

James has has studied occupational ergonomics, with his main area of expertise in workplace ergonomics, specialist ergonomic assessments, seating assessments and workplace design. He provides ergonomic training for mulit-national companies, assessment companies, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and chiropractors. He also gives guest lectures in ergonomics in a number of Universities.

Couse Venue: KOS Showroom, 3 Clare Street, Dublin 2


€129.00incl VAT

Prices quoted are ex VAT

Annette Shannahan - Owner ..

We at Abbey Physio and HealthcareDirect have worked very effectively and on many occasions with Seamus and the team at Kos Ergonomics when seeking solutions and resolving work-related...

Eileen Murphy - Physiotherapist ..

I recommend patients to KOS. They have experience and expertise with ergonomic solutions for patients with particular problems. When they sell a chair, they ensure that the chair is fitted...

Padraic O'Fiynn - Ergonomist ..

Since 2006, working as a chartered ergonomist with KOS Ergonomic solutions has greatly contributed to an early and safe return to work mainly for staff and where necessary students of the...

Kathleen Treanor - Ergonomist ..

I Kathleen Treanor have worked collaboratively with KOS and Seamus Kennedy since 2000. We have worked together with many organisations both public and private, to provide professional...

Sarah Carry - UCD ..

Since first contacting KOS Ergonomic Solutions in 2010, l have found their service reliable and efficient, combining excellent customer service and product expertise with a range of ergonomic...

Eileen Hannon - Stryker ..

KOS Ergonomic Solutions has supplied us with chairs for our Beading Room which have been very beneficial to the safety and comfort of our employees working in this area. These chairs are used 14-18...

Alison Minter - Paypal ..

Just wanted to say thank you for the quick and efficient service over the last year. It’s been a pleasure dealing with you and I would highly recommend KOS to anyone

Irene O'B - Physio & Ergonomist ..

Following a fall from a bicycle I sustained a T10 (mid back) wedge fracture with no nerve damage. I also reinjured my neck having sustained a whiplash injury some 20 years previously. Three months...

Karol Fitzgerald - Athlone IT ..

As I informed you previously to my numerous back problems, resulting from fracturing a couple of vertebra in my lower back a number of years ago. This later caused disc to slip, trapping nerves...


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