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Practitioner training in ergonomics and biomechanics: final report, grant no. T01-OH-07009, (Project Period: May 1, 1976 - July 31, 1978).

Authors
Tichauer-ER
Source
The Center for Safety, New York University, New York, New York 1979 Jan; :1-13
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00091839
Abstract
The Practitioner Training in Ergonomics and Biomechanics diploma and degree program within the School of Continuing Education of New York University is described. The purposes of the program are to furnish occupational health, hygiene, and safety practitioners and engineers with balanced training in ergonomics and biomechanics, create a regional training resource, provide a 1 to 2 year degree program, and develop descriptive literature. The restructuring of course sequence and administration after the program's first year and trainee selection and evaluation processes are discussed. The names and backgrounds of several students are listed, along with the names of graduates supported directly and indirectly by grants. A description of the facilities is provided, and faculty members and guest lecturers are identified. Public lectures given by the program director from 1976 to 1978, which used training aids developed under this training grant, are listed together with his recent publications. Descriptions of the seven courses comprising the ergonomics and biomechanics diploma program also are included.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Grants-other; Occupational-health-programs; Medical-personnel; Education; Curriculum; Training-programs
Contact
Rehabilitation Medicine New York University 400 East 34Th Street, RM 311 New York, N Y 10016
Publication Date
19790101
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
107647
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T01-OH-07009
NIOSH Division
OEP
Priority Area
Other Occupational Concerns; Grants-other
Source Name
The Center for Safety, New York University, New York, New York
State
NY
Performing Organization
New York University, New York, New York
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