To show the students ability to research, develop and demonstrate an understanding of a topic related to the evaluation, assessment, prevention and control of exposure to ergonomic issues in the workplace.
On completion of this coursework the student will have:
? Demonstrated the ability to research and collate information on an workplace ergonomic subject.
? Have demonstrated the ability critically evaluate and use research information on a relevant subject.
Write a 1500 word essay discussing the contribution that current research on work- related upper limb disorders has made to our understanding of ergonomic interventions in the workplace?
It is important that you do not simply describe work-related upper limb disorders or ergonomic interventions. You will need to read and evaluate the current scientific literature and guidance on this subject to underpin your discussion.
You should research a range of reference materials including recent published research relating to the topic you are discussing. Journal articles on research can be found through the portal in the e-library using science direct, for guidance on accessing journals and eBooks online please refer to the accessing electronic resources guide on Moodle.
The work is to be word-processed and appropriately referenced using the Harvard system of referencing. It should be presented in the form of an essay and the length must be with 10% of 1500 word limit, excluding appendices, bibliography, etc. A word count must be included.
All assignments must be submitted electronically using the Turnitin plagiarism service through Moodle (even where a hard copy is required by your local centre). In the correct Moodle course, click on the Assignment folder; Assignment Submission; identify and click the correct assignment link and then follow the instructions.
There are a number of centres offering this programme so you must ensure you submit in the correct folder or your assignment may not be marked.
You may also be required to submit a hard copy to your local centre. Your local centre will tell you whether or not a hard copy is required to be submitted. Assignments will not be marked unless they are submitted electronically.