Ergonomics Interventions in the workplace


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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

General Instruction
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.