Ergonomics and the VOC OT Occupational Health & safety and the OT 1 Day 1 Course Lyndsey Swart
2 – 3 April 2020
Centurion Golf Estate
R1500 per person
CPD Points: 16

valid until 12 Feb 2020

ABOUT the course

Ergonomics and the VOC OT

Occupational Health and safety and the OT

1. The aim of this course


Work related injuries can create unnecessary setbacks for an employee or organization. Occupational therapists have great value in the area of ergonomics because they the dynamic interactions of the person, their task and the context and their environment. Therefore, occupational therapists who might specialize in ergonomics have the skills to improve the function of people interacting within a complex system of relationships and environmental factors at work.

Occ. Health

With the role of Occupational Therapists and Occupational Health Nurses expanding into occupational health, safety and wellness, there is a greater need for OTs and OHNs to improve their knowledge and skills to practise electively in places of work. This course is designed to equip OTs with the skills to help improve the physical, mental and psychosocial health of people at work, within an organisational framework.

2. Why is this course important?


Ergonomics and the vocational OT course is designed by Lyndsey Swart to enable you to confidently carryout ergonomic adjustments or recommendations in the workplace. Here you will learn to; advocate and promote health and wellness in the workplace as well as injury prevention programmes, Design and modify workplace tools and equipment to help prevent injury and Consult with employers and insurance companies on developing programs to reduce compensation costs. The course will also help you to understand the new white paper on “ergonomics at work” and the implications that it has on the role of Occupational therapy in the workplace.

Occ. Health

3.How does this relate to industry


All occupational therapists who are interested in getting ahead of the soon to be published white paper on ergonomics.

Occ. Health

This course is very advantageous for any Occupational Therapist working in vocational rehabilitation presently. It is also open to all Occupational Therapists who want a clearer understanding about their role in case management of injured of disabled workers who are back at work or preparing for their return to work.

Course Schedule
Registration and coffee
Session 1: Ergonomics and the VOC OT
 8.30am – 5.00pm  Lyndsey Swart
Signing in & Coffee
8:00 am
Session 2: Occupational Health and safety and the OT
8.30am – 5.00pm Lyndsey Swart
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Lyndsey Swart
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