Students learn to improve safety and productivity by design in a new E M course.
ETM is offering E M 587 in Spring 2017 that focuses on improving safety and productivity by design. You can find more information about the course below.
Managing Work Design for Safety and Productivity
David Paulus ( email@example.com)
3 Semester Credits, no prerequisites
Course Description and Objectives:
Managing Work Design for Safety and Productivity provides an integrated approach to time-and-motion studies, human factors, and ergonomics to design work that simultaneously improves both productivity and safety. This course teaches sound engineering methods using realistic standards to optimize work design.
- Plant Layout
- Manual Work Design / Motion study
- Anthropometry and Cumulative Trauma Disorders
- Work Environment: Illumination, Noise, Temperature, Ventilation, Vibration
- Human Factors: Human-Computer Interactions
- Visual & Auditory Displays and Processing
- Risk, Reliability, Hazard Control, and OSHA
- Time Studies
- Performance Ratings and Allowances
- Machine and Operator Standard Times (new and existing jobs)
- Indirect and Expense Labor Standards
- Wage Payment
- Management, Employee Motivation, and Human Interactions
Niebel’s Methods, Standards, and Work Design, 13th Edition, Andris Freivalds
Exam 1: 33% Exam 2: 33% Final Exam: 34%