MIE343H1: Industrial Ergonomics and the Workplace


The Biology of Work: anatomical and physiological factors underlying the design of equipment and workplaces. Biomechanical factors governing physical workload and motor performance. Circadian rhythms and shift work. Measurement and specification of heat, light, and sound with respect to design of the work environment. The influence of practical and psychosocial factors on workplace ergonomic decision-making.

MIE231H1/MIE236H1 or equivalent
54.9 (Fall), 54.9 (Winter), 109.8 (Full Year)