ERGONOMICS PRINCIPLES OF WORK, WORKSTATION AND PLANT DESIGN
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will study biological and psychological evidence and associated ergonomics principles concerning human capacities and limitations relevant to the design of equipment and 'plant', work tasks, workstations and the physical workplace environment. Specific topics include: anthropometry, work postures and movements, static and dynamic loads, metabolic and cardio-respiratory capacities, and human perceptual and information processing performance characteristics. The aim is to understand some of the key ergonomics requirements to achieve effective work performance and good occupational health and safety outcomes.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorVictoria Weale
Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Online learning package, comprising 12 modules, each equivalent to a 2-hour lecture.
TutorialWeek: 0 - 0
One 1.00 h tutorial per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Participation in online topic discussions, equivalent of 12 hours of tutorials.
|one 2,500-word written report Hurdle: A mark of at least 50% must be attained for the report||N/A||N/A||Yes||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
|participation in online discussions (equivalent to 500 words)||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|six online quizzes, each equivalent to 250 words Hurdle: At least 3 online quizzes must be satisfactorily completed a pass mark achieved.||N/A||N/A||Yes||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|