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DHD 559 – Ergonomics & Safety for Workers with Disabilities

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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DHD 559 – Ergonomics & Safety for Workers with Disabilities

College/Department: College of Applied Health Sciences – Disability and Human Development

Program: Assistive Technology Certificate Program

Dates: 6/13/22 – 7/29/22 – runs week 1, 5, 6, & 7 of summer 8 week term.

Credits: 1 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $495 per semester credit hour tuition.

Comments: This course is part of the Department of Disability and Human Development’s Certificate in Assistive Technology. Although you do not have to be a participant in the certificate program to take this course, students interested in applying it towards the Certificate in Assistive Technology are encouraged to visit the department’s website. There, you can find information about applying for the program as well as information about the courses that are part of the certificate. You can also reach the department by phone at (312) 413-1647 (voice) or (312) 413-0453 (TTY).

Description: The course highlights various aspects of reasonable accommodation at jobsites, including the provision of ergonomic equipment, modified- and custom-tools, computer workstations, environmental features, and emergency evacuation equipment. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Meets 5 weeks of the semester. Recommended background: DHD 440.

Prerequisites: Course offered to Graduate ONLY

Textbook: For textbook information, please email the instructor at ghedman@uic.edu

Audit Option: No

Instructor(s): Glenn Hedman, Clinical Associate Professor

Location: This class meets online

Schedule: This class meets online asynchronous

Enrollment Deadline: Two weeks prior to the first class

This course is a regular UIC campus course (listed in the UIC Schedule of Classes) in which a limited number of seats is available for continuing education students. If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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